A signed declaration by disgraced NBC news anchor Matt Lauer and an "open source" background check were enough to satisfy the New Zealand government he was of good character.
The top of a mountain might seem an unusual place for a queue to form, but that is the case on Mt Roy near Wanaka.
The American television journalist fired by the NBC network for inappropriate sexual behaviour had not long passed New Zealand’s good-character test.
Tourists are waiting for up to half an hour atop Mount Roy for the chance to pose for that one, special photo.
Immigration New Zealand's plans to settle refugees in Invercargill later this year are off to a bumpy start.
Falcon advocate Mary Chaffey holds the remains of what she believes is the female falcon that has been nesting at the Albert Town recreation reserve.
Angry authors have forced some National Library staff to make their emails anonymous.
A convoy of cars said to be worth $45 million arrived in Wanaka yesterday.
Despite reservations, Otago Daily Times bureau chief Mark Price takes his career in journalism to a whole new level.
Wanaka voters have produced a new look community board for the town.
New Otago Regional Council member Dr Maggie Lawton says she will make sure issues to do with the lakes and rivers around Queenstown and Wanaka get more attention from the Dunedin-based council in...
Long standing Dunstan candidate Gerard Eckhoff has lost his place on the Otago Regional Council and high-profile candidate Michael Laws has missed out.
The incoming Queenstown Lakes District Council has a Wanaka nest egg of about $15 million waiting for it.
Queenstown's mayoral candidates have disavowed any knowledge of the "alleged campaign" that led candidate Jim Boult to complain to police.
A one-tonne chunk of purple-grey piemontite, carved into the shape of a working man’s hand by Josh Olley, of Luggate, has been selected for the New Zealand Sculpture On Shore Exhibition, being held...
One of the world’s oldest electric cars still in use is due to become resident in Wanaka.
Queenstown mayoral candidate Jim Boult says he has complained to police of an "alleged campaign" against him.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will decide at its meeting today whether or not to spend $260,000 on two new sports fields at the Wanaka Recreation Centre.
The alcohol-free status of the new Wanaka Recreation Centre is likely to be formalised at today's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
It will be almost "The Real Housewives of Mt Aspiring'', but the cameras will focus on the glamorous everyday lives of the mountain's female kea population rather than those of the idle rich.