Concerns about a possible oil spill in Milford Sound have eased after Environment Southland reported no signs of leakage from Wednesday's crane capsize.
The Southern Stampede's season is back on track and coach Steve Reid hopes his side can continue its good form for the last double-header at home this weekend.
Harry's Pool Team, of Queenstown, reached the doubles semifinals and singles final at the New Zealand Open Pool Championships last weekend.
Environment Southland staff are on alert after a crane and power pack containing more than 1800 litres of fuel toppled at Milford Sound's Freshwater Basin yesterday.
Whether it be steak, red wine or shampoo, the key to growing a decent-sized beard will be known in just 11 weeks when the Great Arrowtown Beard Growing Competition draws to its end.
Arrowtown artist Pat Jones stands by one of the works in her "Corridors and Passages" exhibition, which opened on Friday at the Lakes District Museum. Photo by Olivia Caldwell.
Sixteen Queenstown mothers embraced World Breastfeeding Week by taking part in The Big Latch on last Friday.
Two naked Englishmen alleged to be dancing outside their neighbour's door resulted in Queenstown police visiting a Fernhill house yesterday.
The words of those shaken by the 2011 Christchurch earthquake provide the script for the play Munted, which will be performed next month in Dunedin, Queenstown and Wanaka.
An Air New Zealand baggage handler is being investigated after a crowbar was used to release customer luggage, causing a flight from Queenstown to Auckland carrying 150 passengers to be cancelled nearly two weeks ago.
After a successful weekend in Auckland, the Southern Stampede is just one win away from making the New Zealand Ice Hockey League (NZIHL) final for the second year running.
A changing market may lead to 12 job losses at a leading tourism operator in Queenstown, Te Anau, Stewart Island and the Milford Sound.
The new Gay Ski Week event calendar will be launched in one week and the organisers, now in their second year in charge, say tickets sales to women are up.
Swimsafe organisations are pulling together to raise money to provide free lessons to Wakatipu primary school children.
Associate Minister of Transport Simon Bridges says the introduction of industry jet-boat licences will send a message to visiting thrill-seekers their safety is important.
A group of Wakatipu High School pupils are making a short film to describe the effects of drink-driving, in the hope of winning the annual Students Against Driving Drunk (SADD) short film competition.
Queenstown band The Fletchers has made the list of the top 20 Rockquest bands nationwide and the four members are holding their breath for next week's announcement of the top eight.
Former Arrowtown preschooler Angus Beaton completed his first day of school this week in Christchurch, where he and his family relocated after he was diagnosed with cancer in April.
One of Queenstown's fittest men, Adrian Bailey, of Active Qt, will compete tomorrow in the 29th annual Race the Train event in Wales.
New Zealand and Australian scientists are in Queenstown for a two-day annual scientific meeting, discussing respiratory issues.