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.
Amidst a health crisis, it’s apt that foundation works on Queenstown’s first surgical hospital started this week.
The couple who made Queenstown’s Shotover Jet world-famous are devastated owner Ngai Tahu Tourism is bailing out.
A restored country cottage dating back to the very early 1900s is for sale in Queenstown’s Dalefield.
The patron of the New Zealand Maori Golf Association has hit back at criticism of the korowai cloak it commissioned for the winner of the recent NZ Open golf tournament.
A weaving expert has criticised New Zealand Golf for presenting a bogus Maori korowai cloak to Sunday’s winner of the New Zealand Open in Arrowtown.
A Queenstown ratepayer’s upset a hotel developer’s going through the resource consent process without apparently satisfying council concerns.
Arrowtown’s Lakes District Museum could be history if a “daunting” $3.5 million isn’t stumped up for earthquake-strengthening and restoration work.
In what one parent calls “a real bombshell”, Queenstown’s largest and longest-standing dance school shut up shop this week.