A Queenstown paragliding company will resume commercial operations this weekend, weather permitting, following the death of one of its employees.
Scientists are suggesting solutions for saving Lake Hayes. Queenstown editor David Williams talks to those who have spent decades living, fishing and swimming there.
The numbers of kea are spiralling downward and there is a real fear the species is flying towards oblivion.
The fight over a 16ha area of land at Frankton is going to the High Court.
The keeper of the Government’s purse has hammered another nail in Queenstown’s bed-tax coffin.
Wanaka freeskier Jossi Wells was last night named the Central Otago Sports Awards supreme winner and the senior sportsman of the year at a function in Queenstown.
A 36-year-old South Taranaki man was pepper-sprayed by police near Cromwell on Wednesday after allegedly threatening officers during a drink-drive stop.
A service will be held at Gibbston today to honour the life of a Queenstown resident who died in a parapenting incident last weekend.
Contractors are making visible progress replacing dangerous poles in the Queenstown Lakes district.
A man has been discharged without conviction after he admitted assaulting his son, but found guilty at trial of breaching a protection order.
The headline act for Queenstown Winter Festival's Friday night party has been named.
Just over 40 sections in the last tract of developable land in Shotover Country, excluding that earmarked as a Special Housing Area (SHA), were snapped up within two hours last week.
Former Queenstown Lakes mayor Vanessa van Uden has been appointed to the NZ Transport Agency board.
A leading New Zealand alpinist says the climbing community has been ''rocked to the core'' by the deaths of two friends.
Prime Minister Bill English arrived in Queenstown yesterday afternoon, during the Five Eyes spy meeting at Millbrook Resort.
Queenstown-based medical officer of health for Otago and Southland, Dr Derek Bell, has retired after nearly two decades in the role.
Allan Fisher is the last World War 2 veteran still residing in Arrowtown.
An estimated 2000 people attended the Anzac Day dawn service at the Memorial Gates on Queenstown's waterfront this morning.
A site on the flanks of the Remarkables has been listed for sale - for less than $2 million.
A woman whose Bentley convertible overturned on State Highway 6 between Queenstown and Kingston on Sunday is ``heartbroken'' after her dog disappeared following the crash, police say.