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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Obtaining orders to have a dangerous dog destroyed has cost the Queenstown Lakes District Council $55,000 in legal fees.
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.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is ''ringing alarm bells'' after hearing revenue from council-owned holiday parks is well behind that of previous years.
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.
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.
After being stuck in flooded conditions for an extra night, 120 Milford Track trampers arrived in Milford Sound yesterday exhausted, unshowered, but upbeat.
The Kingston Flyer will resume commercial operations on January 4 after being taken off the tracks earlier this month because of safety concerns over one of the two engines' boilers.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is considering whether to manually control traffic on the Kawarau Bridge as hundreds more vehicles are expected in and out of Queenstown around New Year's Eve.
Queenstown police warn people breaking the liquor ban in the resort over the new year holiday will be fined instantly and underage drinkers will attract police attention.
The Beaton family of Arrowtown received the best possible Christmas gift this week when told that youngest member Angus has no visible signs of cancer after months of treatment.
''Cheap and cheerful''is how a Scottish couple describe the Twelve Mile Delta camping ground just 10km from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown's summer crowds.
Surcharges did not deter diners in Queenstown yesterday as thousands flocked to eat out in the sun, while retail stores struggled to match last year's Boxing Day influx.