Queenstown's council boss is getting a pay bump. Queenstown Lakes District Council councillors yesterday voted to give chief executive Mike Theelen a 3.6 % pay rise, taking his annual salary to $348,000.
A Queenstown street described as "party central" has been the location of more noise complaints than any other and one resident says houses rented on Airbnb are to blame.
Broadcaster Matty McLean can’t quite believe a high school is holding its own Pride Week. That it’s his old high school has the openly-gay TV personality beaming from ear to ear.
New Zealand's Treasury boss has cast doubt on the impact of surveys showing falling business confidence, saying the economy is in good shape.
Pupils stand by as a Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopter prepares to unleash sweets on the grounds of Wakatipu High School in Frankton yesterday.
A man is being taken to Lakes District Hospital with moderate injuries following a skydiving incident near Queenstown.
A lifetime dream to visit Queenstown has come true for a Christchurch woman battling cancer.
Queenstown concert-goers have been warned to shut up or ship out after chatty punters prompted Julia Deans to finish a gig by saying "I hope you enjoyed your $40 conversation".
Councils across Otago and Southland forked out more than half a million dollars on catering, gifts and entertainment last year.
Nearly 40 people have had their say on proposed bylaw changes that would effectively ban "Crate Day'' in Queenstown.
Police are investigating after a man entered a Queenstown currency exchange business and demanded money.
A new passenger ferry service has been proposed as a way of easing Queenstown's traffic woes.
Most people will be able to think of a few times in their life when they've paused, taken a breath, and said to themselves: `what the hell was I thinking?'.
Security cameras and signage will be installed in a bid to deter dodgy dumpers at Queenstown’s Shotover Delta.
The Remarkables Primary School hall was packed as close to 300 people turned out to discuss controversial plans to significantly expand Queenstown Airport's noise boundaries.
Queenstown mayor Jim Boult is facing legal action over the collapse of building company Stonewood Homes.
A Southern District Health Board manager has questioned her own organisation’s lack of information about sexually transmitted infections.
A Queenstown teacher is preparing to share her experiences tackling – and winning – a mammoth adventure race with a home audience.
It’s about to receive a multimillion-dollar upgrade, but a safety report reveals there are nine junctions in Queenstown Lakes district more dangerous than the notorious Tucker Beach Rd.
Council staff are investigating concerns about widespread illegal rubbish dumping at Queenstown's Shotover Delta.