Wakatipu High School principal Lyn Cooper yesterday left the school because of "unresolved issues" among senior managers there.
Queenstown's reputation as one of New Zealand's cocktail capitals is growing after a local bartender took her creation all the way to the national finals last week.
More than 50 keen mountain bikers, including guest of honour former junior world downhill mountain bike champion Scarlett Hagen, celebrated the opening of the first full season for Queenstown Bike Park on Saturday.
Higher room rates for the Rugby World Cup could be deterring visitors from booking rooms in Queenstown this month, with many rugby fans apparently choosing the cheaper option of campervans and holiday park accommodation.
Chile is not known for tough front row forwards, talented backs - or the game of rugby, for that matter - but try telling that to Queenstown's latest visitors.
Arrowtown Primary School pupils were treated to a private concert by the New Zealand String Quartet on Thursday last week, when the music4life programme visited Queenstown for the first time.
The England team left Queenstown yesterday and there was a small reminder that, despite their appearance, rugby players can be a little bit soft at times too.
Tom Palmer might be trying to win the Rugby World Cup with England, but he has plenty of fans in Dunedin. Olivia Caldwell meets the lock with the Otago connection.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will spend $20,000 on signs to inform freedom campers where they can and cannot park overnight.
Christian Cullen is convinced he is too old to be playing rugby again.
Ben Youngs is happy to provide some backline spark for England but he would rather do it with a starting jersey on his back.
When one door closes, another opens. That applied to English prop Alex Corbisiero yesterday as team-mate Andrew Sheridan was ruled out of the remainder of the Rugby World Cup.
Rugby training is far more dangerous than Queenstown's "extreme sports", England rugby coach Martin Johnson said yesterday.
Frocks, frivolity and firemen are seldom associated with one another, but this month the Arrowtown Volunteer Fire Brigade will support one of the town's most fashionable evenings. The Frocks and Frivolity night will take the stage for a third time on Wednesday, September 28, after running successfully twice within the past 12 months.
The $7 million Around the Mountains Cycle Trail is closer to gaining approval from the Queenstown Lake District Council as its resource consent application has been notified and is now open for submissions.
The World Cup might be only one round old but former All Black Steve McDowell thinks the tournament is shaping up to be one of the best.
Queenstown has taken another step towards becoming the country's mountain-biking capital by offering bike holiday packages of accommodation, bike hire and track use.
Queenstown's Segway on Q is looking to extend its trips around town, but several of the company's proposals may be declined as a result of recommendations to be made to the Queenstown Lakes District Council's community service committee meeting tomorrow.