Cost-cutting at Queenstown Lakes District Council continues, with councillors accepting a recommendation for the sale of $23 million worth of property.
The start of construction of the Southland District Council's $11 million Around the Mountains cycle trail is still some way off.
A range of entertainment and games were on offer for families at the Flight Park Family Fun Day in Arrowtown on Saturday.
The Wakatipu and Arrowtown rugby teams began their seasons in positive fashion on Saturday, by beating Matakanui Combined and Alexandra, respectively.
For those people who enjoy a good run around, a new Lakes Leisure winter sports league could be for you.
Commissioners have granted an application for subdivision and associated earthworks on actor Sam Neill's Dalefield property.
The word concierge is thought to come from the Latin word conservus - translating roughly as to slave.
Wanaka triathlete Nicky Samuels was named supreme winner at the Central Otago Sports Awards, in Queenstown last night.
Although the defending champion of the Central Otago rugby premier championship, Wakatipu, has retained the majority of its side from 2012, runner-up Arrowtown has been left to start almost from scratch ahead of the opening round this weekend.
A search and rescue medic has warned those entering remote areas to carry appropriate gear and be aware of the forecast, after two hunters found themselves in trouble in Fiordland yesterday, following heavy overnight rain.
The Tour de Wakatipu is the event that provided the original spark for the Queenstown Bike Festival and on Saturday I learnt why when I took part in the popular race.
More than 6000 spectators and competitors for the Queenstown Bike Festival last week contributed an estimated $2.5 million to Queenstown's economy.
The most popular spectator event of the Queenstown Bike Festival was again the Teva Slopestyle, which this year attracted a record 4000 people to the Ballarat St car park.
The Queenstown Bike Festival was ''bigger and better'' than the previous two years, according to organisers who held a debriefing yesterday.
Wakatipu High school junior pupils are well represented in nominations for the Central Otago Sport awards to be held on Friday.
Queenstown's first all-women gym is set to open next month and the owner says it will offer privacy and views for women who like to work out.
The French woman who was on Tuesday sentenced at the Queenstown District Court to two months' jail has been transported to Christchurch and is liable to deportation.
The missing tooth started out as a bike injury and has ended up as a ''fashion statement'', according to freestyler Sam Pilgrim.