Covid’s knocked Queenstown tourism for a six but fuelled a boom in the high-end residential property market.
Queenstown's first maritime museum has officially opened.
A long-time Queenstown tourism marketing and online booking company appears to be a Covid-19 victim.
An accomplished Wakatipu-raised performer’s just waiting for Melbourne’s airport to reopen before taking on the biggest role of her life.
Queenstown lost a well-loved character with the passing this month of Warwick Stalker, aged 74.
Restaurant staff and a holidaying nurse are being praised for stepping up to the plate to revive a heart attack victim in Queenstown this week.
Former All Black rugby star Israel ‘Izzy’ Dagg’s hosting a Queenstown golf tournament to promote both golf and domestic tourism.
Queenstown's mayor and other prominent locals hope the resort’s next Member of Parliament gets swiftly up to speed with its pressing issues.
Immigration NZ doesn’t believe a desperate Queenstown migrant couple, stuck in Bali because of Covid-19 border restrictions, meet its humanitarian criteria to let them return.
A remarkable Queenstowner has died in his native Czech Republic, aged only 34, just four months after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.
A Queenstown migrant couple holed up in Bali for almost four months are becoming increasingly desperate as they’re continually barred from re-entering New Zealand.
Fifty-nine years after kicking off a distinguished radio career, Lakes District DJ Chas Drader died earlier this month after signing off from another breakfast shift.
Concern’s growing for dozens of Queenstown-based Brazilians who can’t get back to their adopted hometown.
More than 100 Queenstown-based Brazilians are stuck in their home country and there are fears those who have approval to return will run out of time to do so.
A Queenstown developer is launching a private jet aircraft service from Australia’s east coast to the resort once the travel ban’s lifted.
It’s never been harder to be a migrant in Queenstown, with their numbers disproportionately represented in the ranks of those currently losing their jobs. Philip Chandler talks to two...
When Queenstown’s tourism economy stopped overnight in March, so did income for thousands of those renting out homes or rooms on Airbnb-type platforms.
The same week the government’s introduced a Covid-19 digital diary, “world-first” contact tracing technology is about to be rolled out in Arrowtown.
If business wasn’t tough enough for Queenstown’s hospo outlets before the Covid-19 closedown, it’ll be far more on a knife-edge once lockdown ends even if there’s less competition. Philip Chandler talks to four long-time operators about how they’ll fare in the new order.
A Queenstown hotel has stayed open throughout the Covid-19 lockdown just to look after – for free – a treasured Belgian guest.