Three Queenstown venues are up for national hospitality awards for exceeding expectations — a new kid on the block, a stalwart pub and a fish and chipper.
Justices of the peace have set up a second service desk in Queenstown after being "absolutely inundated" with clients this year.
Two Queenstown Lakes District Council workers had to step in to try to stop a man stealing one of the local authority's cars yesterday.
A suspected drink-driver recorded a reading more than three times the legal limit when breath-tested by police after disturbing Queenstown residents by revving his engine early this morning.
Runners and cyclists raised about $1500 for the Cancer Society during a charity race up the 13.5km access road to the Remarkables skifield at the weekend.
One person has suffered moderate injuries after the car they were driving left the road near Arrowtown this afternoon.
Queenstown businesses have rolled out the rainbow decorations ready to give a vibrant welcome to Winter Pride festival-goers next week.
There are fears that if large numbers of hedgehogs arrive in Glenorchy from nearby areas they "could cause destruction" to ground-nesting birds.
Queenstown's Stampede have had its hopes of a fourth cup title in a row crushed after a 2-1 defeat at home last night.
Police investigating two burglaries at Queenstown construction sites over the weekend believe the incidents are likely to be connected.
A paraglider had a lucky escape after crashing into a power line - causing a power outage in Queenstown today.
A digger and $5000 worth of goods and tools were stolen in two separate burglaries at Queenstown construction sites at the weekend.
A double-Paralympic gold medallist and a professional mountaineer took to the slopes at the Adaptive Snow Sports Festival in Queenstown over the weekend.
Residents have claimed a community centre proposed to be built next to an historic church could set a precedent for Arrowtown's character to be "whittled away''.
Police will check CCTV footage and are calling for witnesses to an alleged assault in central Queenstown yesterday.
Snowsports lovers have been treated to a fresh dumping of snow at The Remarkables skifield as the Adaptive Snow Sports Festival begins today.
Queenstown residents fighting a farming family's bid to rezone its land to allow a 200-plus-home housing development are considering appealing against a decision to strike out their official objection.
Daredevils got the chance to be catapulted at high speed across the Nevis Valley at the launch of a new attraction near Gibbston yesterday.