Staying relevant to new generations of volunteers and retaining volunteers in rural areas are challenges for St John, members and guests from the Central Lakes districts heard at the service awards night on Friday.
Questions will be answered and concerns heard by the senior management team of Queenstown Airport when they host a drop-in session about the ''noise mitigation packages'' offered to 150 Frankton homeowners.
Supply has fully caught up with the demand from pupils for the new uniforms at Wakatipu High School, with the new design of neck tie expected to be available in term two.
The 10th annual Motatapu Off-Road Adventure race has been hailed ''a glorious success'' by the new owners, the Queenstown Trails Trust.
The new principal of Queenstown Primary School says she wants to consult parents about introducing boys-only writing classes.
Global exposure that cannot be bought is anticipated for Queenstown by tourism and civic leaders when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit next month.
The heart of Gibbston Valley Winery will be transformed when ''a significant figure'' is invested in a new winemaking facility, a highway underpass linking cycling trails, a hotel and the first new planting of vines in Gibbston in years.
Year 9 pupils at Queenstown's only secondary school will be the first to benefit when its replacement school of twice the capacity opens at Frankton in January 2018.
A principal with a passion for bolstering education standards will take charge of Queenstown Primary School.
The new $3.4 million student accommodation built by the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is a platform for further expansion and making Queenstown an alternative to Auckland for students.
The first principal of the newest state primary school in Otago says he wants to build ''a culture focused on children's needs from day one''.
Delicate renderings of otherworldly landscapes are the hallmarks of a new collection of work displayed at Milford Galleries Queenstown.
Actor Sam Neill says he renamed the Bannockburn vineyard he bought in January ''The Fusilier'' in honour of his father.
Professional Queenstown singer-songwriter Holly Arrowsmith visited her old school on Friday to perform for scores of pupils and answer their questions, before she supported Anika Moa at their NZ Open concert.
A day after a $2 million plan to insulate 150 homes from aircraft noise was unveiled, Queenstown businessman Sir Eion Edgar said the town's airport should be moved.
Flying a ''technically not airworthy'' helicopter at high airspeed to reach Wanaka before nightfall were causes in the crash which killed an Arrowtown pilot.
Frankton resident Barbara Williams says living beneath the noisy flightpath of Queenstown Airport is ''worse than a war zone because it just keeps happening''.
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English will officially open the Southern Institute of Technology's $3.4 million student accommodation block tomorrow.
The Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) will spend $2 million over the next two years insulating 150 Frankton homes affected by growing aircraft noise.
The Environment Court hearing about Plan Change 19: Frankton Flats resumed yesterday with talk about providing open spaces.