A Timaru teenager was arrested at 12.01am on New Year's Day in Queenstown for allegedly assaulting a police officer.
Firefighters used a jet-boat to rescue a dog after it spent a night marooned on a Queenstown river bluff.
A tramper has been rescued by helicopter from Roses Hut on the Motatapu Track this morning after injuring his leg.
A Timaru man's been charged after allegedly hitting a Queenstown police officer in the head a minute into the New Year, and trying to make off with his hat.
A father whose boat sank in Queenstown on New Year's Eve said he and the children aboard had ''less than a minute'' to abandon ship.
Two young swimmers had a lucky escape on the Clutha River yesterday, after they got tangled in willow trees ''strainers''.
A helicopter firm will be able to sue a South African company for nearly $900,000 in New Zealand courts after a High Court ruling.
A landowner's bid for a hearing over $1.75 million in legal costs from Queenstown Airport has been rejected by the Environment Court.
Queenstown's swimming pool facility reopened yesterday with a temporary ceiling, following work to remove dangerous tiles.
Queenstown enjoyed a sunny, peaceful and adventurous start to Christmas Day yesterday.
Queenstown is enjoying a sunny, peaceful and adventurous start to Christmas Day.
NZSki Ltd’s contentious balancing of development and conservation continued yesterday as three knights jousted over the future of The Remarkables skifield.
A clean, green, welcoming, creative, active, accessible and resilient place that embraces its Maori ancestry and European heritage and has a strong, diverse economy.
Queenstown's long-running charity boxing night has been cancelled after the death last month of a boxer following a similar event in Christchurch.
A foundation set up in memory of drama teacher Kate Moetaua has already raised more than $8500.
A driver killed in a crash between a car and a bus near Kingston has been named.
A 'free-spirited, fun-loving' US man who died in hospital after a horror crash near Kingston has been named by police.
Frankton beach reserve is earmarked for a revamp to help combat Queenstown's reliance on roads.
The Accident Compensation Corporation has paid out $46 million for injuries to people who hit the South Island’s ski slopes in the past five years.
A fire that engulfed about five hectares of pine forest southwest of Lake Hawea on Friday was finally declared "out and all-safe" late yesterday morning.