Starting next year, police will have new powers to carry out random roadside drug testing.
A woman who drove from Dunedin to Gore while almost six times over the legal limit has been sentenced to prison.
The developer behind a luxury lodge proposal near Queenstown has decided to publicly notify it after an unfavourable planning report.
An Albert Town woman has admitted a charge of careless driving causing the death of Alexandra man Amon Saunders near Gibbston last month.
Closed borders and a strict bylaw have drastically reduced the number of freedom campers in the Queenstown Lakes district.
Queenstown businesses say Covid-19 has spooked Aucklanders out of heading south and a hoped-for influx has not eventuated.
Construction of the first buildings in a billion-dollar Queenstown development should start in 2023.
The mother of Arrowtown teenager Allanah Walker has told the woman responsible for her daughter’s death to "do better" in her life.
A new carpark on Queenstown’s Lakeview site could provide some relief for the CBD’s parking squeeze.
The South Island's mountaineering tourism industry is in survival mode, getting by on small numbers of local clients, a Queenstown mountain guide says.
Two people have been injured after a large branch fell from a tree in a central Queenstown park during strong winds this afternoon.
The return of fully vaccinated Aucklanders to Queenstown by Christmas will be a "godsend" for the resort, a long-time hospitality manager says.
Social activist and consultant Esther Whitehead has won the vacant Queenstown-Wakatipu ward seat on the QLDC, based on an initial preliminary result for the by-election.
The Government’s failure to provide a timeframe for reopening the border to Australia and rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine is risking the survival of businesses in Queenstown and other southern...
Queenstown police are warning the public about an online sex-chat blackmail scam after receiving complaints from three men.
An internal report on QLDC's procurement practices, in particular the contracting of a former senior manager to undertake bylaw reviews, has found staff made mistakes but did not break the law.
Wakatipu High School has begun the year with a cluster of temporary buildings on its playing fields, while a major extension of its main building continues.
Police are investigating the sudden death of a foreign national whose body was found in a camper van at Wilson Bay, about 10km west of Queenstown, on Monday.