Europe's largest winter festival, Snowboxx is coming to the Cardrona Alpine Resort this winter.
Paragliders have been left up in the air over when they will be able to drive again to one of their favourite launch places — the Treble Cone Skifield west of Wanaka.
Luggate resident Alastair Stewart was yesterday tending his new lawn with a watering can, following instructions from the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Bill Jelley (85) was "flat out" yesterday raking meadow hay on his 4ha farm at Mt Barker, near Wanaka. This is the 73rd hay-making season for Mr Jelley's Ferguson tractor.
Climate change remains firmly in place as a factor to be considered as part of studies of airport expansion options in the Queenstown Lakes District.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has imposed water restrictions on Luggate residents to help conserve ‘‘rapidly dropping reservoir levels’’.
It does not matter to the New Zealand Lotteries Commission who bought the $17,166,667 winning Lotto ticket in Twizel last month.
A Wanaka paddleboarder who has reached the pinnacle of her sport several times in the last decade has decided to change tack.
A once leaky, old back country hut in the Mt Aspiring National Park has been saved from demolition and is ready to shelter another couple of generations of trampers.
The winning painting in this year’s Aspiring Art Competition had organisers scrambling for their dictionaries.
Work on the 350-unit Te Pa Tahuna housing development in Queenstown is due to begin towards the end of next month.
A new accommodation building proposed for a prominent section in central Wanaka will be the subject of a resource consent hearing next week.
A little rain, a little wind, and a little coolness in the temperature department has done nothing this summer to distract tent dwellers from enjoying the great outdoors.
Of all the bad luck police had while trying to solve the murder of English hitchhiker Jennifer Beard, at Haast 50 years ago this New Year’s Eve, the lack of attention paid to a young Oamaru girl’s story was near the top of the list.
Northlake Investments Ltd has lost the breach of contract case it took against Wanaka Medical Centre Ltd, relating to a "healthcare hub" planned for its subdivision in Wanaka.
The police serious crash unit investigates a crash on State Highway 6, outside Wanaka Airport and the National Transport and Toy Museum, early yesterday.
The proposed bed tax for the Queenstown Lakes District is not the only idea pooh-poohed by the Productivity Commission in its report on local government funding released last week.