The Queenstown Bike Festival hits its halfway point today, but the best is still to come as, tonight, riders will plummet from the Ben Lomond Forest in the Vertigo Dirtmasters Downhill ride.
A tourist allegedly driving on the wrong side of the road was lucky to walk away from a head-on collision near Te Anau yesterday morning.
Ticket sales for the Kingston Flyer reflect a season affected with engine troubles and staff changes. However, owner David Bryce says the train's popularity is still steady.
The annual Queenstown Bike Festival began last night with pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry launching into a 47m bike jump from AJ Hackett's bungy at Skyline.
About 10,000 rounds of live ammunition had to be picked up off State Highway 6 yesterday after a pallet pitched off the back of a Buchanan Transport truck heading to Queenstown just before midday.
Mountain biking superstars have descended on Queenstown this week for the 10-day Queenstown Bike Festival.
We have all heard of making a mountain out a molehill, but what about making a bike resort out of a rabbit warren?
A local organic lamb company is now selling whole carcasses and lamb cuts online to people in the Wakatipu and Central Otago.
Those interested in entering the real estate industry can now study for a national certificate at a Queenstown campus.
Queenstown Primary School's biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual school fair, will be held this Saturday and organisers are promising fun for all ages.
Arriving in Queenstown yesterday morning, four New Zealand under-18 ice hockey representatives were looking a bit glum at winning a silver at the world championships in Taiwan.
The rezoning of the Jacks Point residential block could mean more than 2400 homes built in the area if one Australian company's proposal is approved today.
The fast, the keen, the exhausted and the smelly have arrived or are due to arrive in Queenstown this week after completing one of the world's most scenic yet challenging races.
Formed last year, the Lakes District Celtic Society is having its inaugural Irish party to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
Danger and adventure are two of Nathan Fa'avae's favourite things, but the captain of Team Seagate is not too fussed over one of Queenstown's most popular adventure tourism activities.
The record was broken in the elite men's category of the 47km Motatapu mountain bike event near Arrowtown on Saturday.
As endurance athletes were arriving at the finish line of five separate Motatapu events on Saturday afternoon, athletes of one other adventure race set out for five days in challenging terrain.
Celebrated as the southern hemisphere's biking mecca, Queenstown will host its third Bike Festival from next week and organisers have promised events for the family, the extremist and the casual bike rider.
Warren Bates Defending champion Team Seagate leads the field of 140 keen athletes in the Godzone adventure race that started at Mt Cook yesterday. Thirty-five teams left from what was an unknown starting line just 12 hours before the 6am race start yesterday.
Despite eight injured competitors and a disrupted start, organisers say the ninth annual Motatapu endurance race on Saturday near Wanaka, has been one of the best.