Funding problems have delayed construction of the Around The Mountains cycle trail until next year.
One of the world's top female mountain bike coaches is visiting Queenstown over the summer to runclinics for the young, the keen and the capable.
A 26-year-old Uruguayan man living in Queenstown has been charged with indecent assault after inviting a taxi driver into his house early yesterday morning.
Buzz, Woody, Superman, Dora the Explorer and Scooby Doo all showed up to Queenstown for one night only at the City Impact Church on Saturday.
Aside from disappointing rugby fans of Queenstown, the shift of the National Rugby Sevens tournament to Rotorua has left the resort's accommodation and bar owners disheartened.
Former All Black coach and New Zealand PGA Championship tournament director John Hart is calling on the region's business community to provide support before next year's tournament.
Three Aucklanders visiting Queenstown found themselves stranded in deep cool water on Saturday after capsizing a hired jet ski on Lake Wakatipu before being rescued by commercial operators.
The Queenstown Mountain Bike Club's inaugural Downhill Series attracted 50 riders from in and round the Wakatipu yesterday and organisers say it is a sign the series could be a success.
The location of Shotover Markets, which closed just over a year after opening, ultimately led to the venture's failure, one of the business partners involved says.
A Queenstown dog owner has been fined $200 after a German shepherd bit a female runner on Wednesday morning.
The council spending $65,000 of ratepayers' money to remove a dangerous dog from Queenstown's streets was a waste of money, the owner of a dog destroyed last month says.
A recreational speed diver is in Dunedin Hospital awaiting surgery for suspected spinal injuries after a jump from a cliff near Kelvin Heights in Queenstown on Tuesday night.
Santa Claus had a pre-Christmas visit to Queenstown this week when he arrived at the Queenstown Library with Mr. Claus to share with Queenstown preschool children what he thinks about Christmas.
A 30-year-old Queenstown man was airlifted to Dunedin hospital with suspected spinal injuries after his parachute gave way near Jack's Point in Queenstown.
New Zealand Post's communications manager says he feels betrayed after a Queenstown postal delivery woman was arrested and charged with theft after allegedly accumulating thousands of envelopes,...
The parents of a Waikato pilot missing since his helicopter crashed in Fiordland nearly nine years ago have made the trek south to take home their son's remains.
A decision by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) not to further investigate the 2004 Hughes 500 helicopter crash in Fiordland has been criticised and prompted a private investigation into the accident.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is ''ringing alarm bells'' after hearing revenue from council-owned holiday parks is well behind that of previous years.
Arrowtown Brewing Co has shut up shop in the town, the four-year-old craft beer label shifting operations to Invercargill.