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.
Ride-sharing app Savy is pulling out of Queenstown after a 12-month trial, citing a saturated local market and the opportunity to integrate with public transport elsewhere.
Little Pippa Craigie was pleased as punch with her brown trout — which weighed in at 1.25kg.
Queenstown slipped into the final week of the 2018 ski season yesterday with the closure of Coronet Peak skifield.
A special stage of the Targa New Zealand rally has been scrapped after protest from locals.
Queenstown Airport has put its growth plans on hold after a jet-blast of protest but moves to schedule more services into Wanaka are also likely to meet opposition.
Queenstown Airport has put its expansion plans on hold after a thunderous response from the community.
Three developers have been shortlisted to compete to build commercial and residential properties on Queenstown land once earmarked for a conference centre and casino.
Under-fire Aurora Energy is investigating the root cause of faults on the Queenstown Lakes district's electricity network now emergency work to restore power to 4700 homes is complete.
Queenstown’s mayor is demanding action after this week's snowfall in a ski resort left 4700 properties without power.
Police deployed road spikes near Jack's Point, Queenstown, this morning to stop a driver identified as a wanted person.
At least 90 Glenorchy households may remain without power tonight as work continues to repair damage caused by Monday's snow storm.
Central Otago’s mayor wants to talk to Air New Zealand about its call for a new major airport outside Queenstown and Wanaka, possibly closer to Cromwell and Alexandra.
Emergency services were scrambled at Queenstown Airport yesterday morning after a cockpit door fell off a private small plane mid-flight.
Southerners got a dose of reality today after basking in summer-like weather at the weekend, with snow and heavy rain falling in parts of the South including Queenstown and Central Otago.
Emergency services were scrambled at Queenstown Airport this morning after a cockpit door fell off a private small plane mid-flight.
Queenstown police's submission on a proposed public alcohol ban includes 59 eye-opening photos of people the worse-for-wear, litter and general public drunkenness.
A Queenstown bouncer accused of forcibly restraining his girlfriend after she found him watching pornography on his cellphone is taking his case to the Court of Appeal.