Covid-19 came perilously close to derailing one of Arrowtown’s longest-surviving annual community events this year.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has missed out on any more "shovel-ready" funding from the Government.
The first 11km section of the flood-damaged Lower Hollyford Rd should be repaired and open by December 20.
After two false starts, Coronet Peak’s dog derby went off without a hitch yesterday — albeit without any farming K9s in the field.
Smoke alarms likely saved multiple lives in Queenstown early on Saturday when a fire ripped through a Huff St apartment building.
Almost 90 University of Canterbury students spent Saturday doing back-breaking work in Queenstown, during their first Student Volunteer Army camp in the resort.
The 2020 ski season at Coronet Peak ends on Sunday.
A Queenstown entrepreneur has used the Covid-19-induced lockdown as inspiration to create, hopefully, short- and long-term benefits for the Wakatipu, and New Zealand.
The Haast Pass has reopened after a slip closed the road (State Highway 6) yesterday.
Hospitality, tourism and service sector workers are being targeted for free Covid-19 testing in Queenstown next week.
Physical distancing requirements on flights, provided passengers wear masks, could be relaxed, a University of Otago epidemiologist says.
A proposal to rezone land at Queenstown’s Sunshine Bay, paving the way for a 200-lot housing development, was rejected after outraged neighbours made an impassioned plea.
A $10 million funding boost for southern events has been welcomed by the struggling sector.
Two fires in less than a week on the periphery of Queenstown’s "Red Zone" both resulted from "prescribed burns" in high-country stations.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult is calling for social distancing on aircraft to be scrapped to help alleviate the resort’s "economically desperate" situation.
A Queenstown adventure tourism business hit by Covid-19 is set to reopen by the end of the year.
A United States-based foundation has announced a $38,000 grant to help with restoring the water quality of Lake Hayes.
A former Rilean Construction Central Otago director says it is "sad" to see the end of the business, which his parents initially formed in 1979, but cannot comment on its finances.
An Arrowtown pastor’s set himself a target of being back on the slopes at 100% next season after a ‘‘freak accident’’ at Coronet Peak left him with two large metal rods in his hip joint.
An Arrowtown pastor plans to be back on the slopes at 100% fitness next season after a "freak accident" at Coronet Peak on July 25 left him with two large metal rods in his hip joint.