Queenstown is trapped in a "vicious cycle" of unaffordability, the chairman of its mayoral housing task force says, as a group of house-hunters launches a scheme to cut costs.
Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ) has called out the Government on its tourism levy proposal, saying it is too little, too thinly spread.
A decade after his death, high country musterer Dave Osmers' evocative photos are being shared with the world.
Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is pushing ahead with its controversial early harvest and revegetation of Coronet Forest.
Wakatipu Plunket hosted a Nelson Mandela International Day on Sunday, organised by Lakes District Multicultural Council (LDMC). Labour MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan attended.
No defecating on the streets, no drones!
Homes in Queenstown's first special housing area are selling for as much as $890,000.
Inspired by helicopter hero Sir Richard Hayes, an Arrowtown man has graduated from the Royal New Zealand Air Force wings course with a rare honour.
Queenstown residents awoke to major headaches at the weekend, with hundreds of householders going without electricity for more than eight hours following a car crash.
Come for the mountains, stay to build a high-value, high-wage economy.
Dunedin Thunder scored a last-gasp victory against reigning champion SkyCity Stampede on Saturday with a goal five seconds before the buzzer.
Stage two of a $200 million residential development in Queenstown has launched - but you'll need more than a cool $1 million to buy there.
A tramper was rescued by helicopter from a steep Queenstown hill on Saturday afternoon after slipping on ice.
A tramper was rescued from steep Queenstown hill this afternoon after slipping on ice.
Imagine this: peak tourist season, more than 100,000 people in Queenstown and then the ground starts to shake. Paul Taylor reports on Project AF8 and the ramifications of a big earthquake in the resort.
Stampede head coach Adam Blanchette expects a higher standard in this season’s national ice hockey league, which begins with a tough away double-header.
Guests staying at Airbnbs injected almost $90million into the Queenstown Lakes District economy in 2017, according to a Deloitte report.
Heavy rain failed to pour cold water on the Queenstown Catholic primary school's annual book fair celebrations.
An Australian policeman who died while whitewater rafting in Queenstown on Saturday has been described as a ``great man ... excellent detective'' and a ``good mate'' by his squad commander.
An Australian man who died while rafting in Queenstown was a Detective Senior Constable with New South Wales Police Force.