Queenstown Lakes ratepayers will have to dig a little deeper this year to pay for maintenance of the Crown Range Road.
Central government is again being called on to review the actions of a southern local authority.
A new group is being welcomed to the fight plans for an international airport at Tarras.
In the first of three reports, Mark Price examines the argument over one small development proposed for one of the country’s best-known wine producing regions — Gibbston — and the fears about where...
Southern skifields are filling up but there is still some way to go to match the huge crowds of last year.
Just how well Tarras stacks up as the site for a new international airport should be a lot clearer by the end of next month.
Developers keen to turn the pastures of Ladies Mile at Queenstown’s eastern entrance into a housing subdivision are being urged to hold their horses.
Plans for development along Queenstown’s northern entrance have been firmly rejected by the community.
Kiwis are being asked to put their hands in their pockets to save a flying dinosaur that could find a new home in Wanaka.
How to effectively govern a region almost as sparsely populated as Mongolia — that will be an issue for those engaged in reorganising local government, Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan says.
Might the Maniototo become part of Dunedin city, might Cromwell be administered from Queenstown rather than Alexandra, might Southland local bodies be forced to amalgamate?
The Government is standing well clear of the debate over the competing airport proposals at Tarras and Wanaka put up by companies majority-owned by two southern local authorities.
Queenstown body builder Danny King’s closing in on his dream of going pro.
A 110-year-old former church has become part of the Malaghans Road landscape, between Queenstown and Arrowtown.
Allowing airports to expand and accepting too much tourism and population growth were the main points criticised by the public in their submissions on the QLDC's draft spatial plan.
A trip to Poland is beckoning for newly crowned New Zealand gold panning champion Adam Lind, of Alexandra.
A "huge roadblock" is holding up a start on the next leg of the $26.3million Otago Central cycle trail network that would link Queenstown with Cromwell.
Plans to develop Wanaka Airport for commercial jet services might have stalled, but have not gone away.
It worked when selling rams and bulls in Scotland, but will it work for selling a house in Wanaka?
Port Chalmers artist Philip Maxwell has won the $10,000 top prize at a Wanaka event for his Cubist rendition of a scene at Deborah Bay on Otago Harbour.