A new $535,000 Department of Conservation (Doc) hut in the Mid-Caples has doubled overnight capacity, trimmed tramping time and prompted the closure of an ageing Doc hut in the Upper Caples.
More than 100 staff members, past and present, with friends and supporters yesterday gathered outside the Queenstown airport terminal building to mark the anniversary of the first flight by the airline which is credited with ushering in the modern era of tourism in the district.
Queenstown is among the world's top 10 gay wedding destinations, Lonely Planet says.
St John Queenstown is ready to play Cupid and make St Valentine's Day extra memorable for loved ones around the Wakatipu, with an ambulance of volunteers set to deliver bouquets to order.
A Queenstown developer is spending more than $5 million on a section of the long-awaited eastern access road on Frankton Flats in the hope it will motivate authorities to finish the congestion-easing ring-road.
Someone with an eye on 1980s nostalgia decided the future of law enforcement needed an update, and Robocop 2.0 is metal gear solid.
Wakatipu High School pupils started their new term of study in a blaze of colours for hotly contested points on Participation Day on Friday.
Construction and service jobs are expected to be created if a proposed $10 million marina development in Frankton is approved by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Queenstown Playcentre raised more than $3200 for resources from the Waitangi Day community celebration in the Queenstown Gardens.
The performance by newly formed Queenstown-based kapa haka group Te Iti o Tahuna (above) was the highlight of the free community celebration of Waitangi Day in the Queenstown Gardens yesterday.
An out-of-control car crashed into the Queenstown Playcentre playground yesterday. No children were at the playcentre, which was closed for Waitangi Day.
A Queenstown taxi driver was recovering at home last night after he was held down on the ground by two men while another rifled through his cab, taking a cashbox containing about $700.
A rural fire chief was already rescuing injured tourists from a fatal crash in the Mataura River when his pager alerted him to the incident on Tuesday.
Eighteen Arrowtown and Queenstown children took part in a Chinese New Year activity day organised by the Lakes District Museum on Friday.
Nadene Milne Gallery staff member Emma Golden hangs Cartesian Circle XVII (2005/2013) created by Auckland artist Stephen Bambury from iron fillings and acrylic on two aluminum panels.
The first artist's impression of the proposed $14 million Shotover Primary School was included in the outline plan lodged by the Ministry of Education and now being reviewed by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Presidents of the Queenstown and Arrowtown Returned and Services Associations (RSA) say changing the existing flag of New Zealand has not been discussed by any of their members.
The 2014 Summerdaze Festival ended on Friday after a month of well-attended family-friendly community activities, despite interference from the season's highly changeable weather.
Showbiz Queenstown has announced the heads of department recruited to help bring Jesus Christ Superstar to life and a meeting tonight to reveal all about the rock opera production.
Tickets to see Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly in Queenstown for the first time in five years are expected to sell out, despite the increased capacity in the events centre.