A large wildfire spanning approximately 800 hectares is burning into its second day, 30km inland from Oamaru.
A large fire which spread from a shed to two other farm buildings in South Otago this morning has been brought under control.
Legal action remains an option in holding Aurora Energy to account, the Queenstown Lakes District Council says.
NZSKI, which owns Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt, has rejected an offer of funding through the Government’s strategic tourism asset protection programme.
The popular Waimate 50 motorsport event has been cancelled for this year, putting a $1 million hole in the region’s economy.
More Queenstown residents could be thrown into "power poverty" with "cold, dark homes" under proposals by Aurora Energy, the mayor says.
Pedro Carazos’ dream to open a full-blown restaurant in Queenstown’s about to become a reality. Pedro, who died last year, opened his original restaurant in Christchurch before it was destroyed in the 2011 earthquakes.
Coronet Peak and Treble Cone ski fields are closed for the rest of the day.
The Elected Member Conduct Committee of the QLDC has discuss a "complaint by Mayor Jim Boult and Cr Penny Clark" but the draft minutes will not be made public.
Uncertainty is a familiar feeling at Frankton Golf Centre — not just for those trying the sport for the first time, but for those worried about the driving range’s future.
Hercules military aircraft can land on Ladies Mile highway in times of emergency, campaigners for the closure of Queenstown Airport say.
Queenstown turned royal yesterday when six people had their honours conferred during what is thought to be the first investiture ceremony in the resort.
Domestic tourism is proving stronger than many businesses thought, the Governor-General said on a visit to Queenstown.
A young child seriously hurt last week at a child-care centre in Queenstown is now receiving treatment in Auckland.
A seriously injured toddler flown to Dunedin Hospital last week from a Queenstown childcare centre has been transferred to Auckland.
Two years ago, NZSki first announced plans for a $16 million replacement for the Sugar Bowl chairlift at The Remarkables. Finally, after red tape hold-ups, Covid-19 delays and a price hike, it's open to the public.
Queenstowners should be able to sell to whoever they ‘‘damn well please’’ — including foreigners, Act leader David Seymour says.
It took longer and cost more than the original $16 million plan, but two years on, NZSki will finally open the Sugar Bowl chairlift on Saturday.
A budget change to accommodate an "extreme and ludicrous" consultant’s fee of up to $1.4 million has been approved by councillors in Queenstown fearing another Shotover Country-style housing development.
Councillors have been urged to abandon Queenstown Airport in light of plans for a new build at Tarras.