A desire to showcase ''epic emotions against an epic backdrop'' has helped a Tapanui-born actress and screenwriter reach the finals of a $100,000 TVNZ competition.
Police are appealing for witnesses after two people believed to have been drinking alcohol left the scene of a car crash yesterday morning.
Destination Queenstown (DQ) chairman Matt Hollyer says remarks he made at the regional tourism organisation's annual meeting last week were ''flippant'' and not a criticism of its staff's financial management.
Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has opposed calls for land bordering the airport to be used as sports fields in case an aeroplane misses the runway and endangers users.
Police are appealing for witnesses after two people believed to have been drinking alcohol fled the scene of a car crash this morning.
Queenstown Swimming Club members celebrate keeping the winners’ shield for the fourth year in a row at the Colin Walker Memorial Swim Meet in the resort on Saturday.
Jimmy Pollard, of Queenstown, leads a field of 21 cyclists across the finish line of a downhill race at the Cardrona Alpine Resort on Saturday.
A Queenstown carpenter told he no longer had a job while he was overseas at a relative's funeral has won $24,500 in an Employment Relations Authority case.
One of the country’s largest golf resorts has called for visitor accommodation restrictions proposed for homeowners on its land to be relaxed.
Holiday home rental companies have requested less severe restrictions on the number of nights per year properties can be used as visitor accommodation.
A Nissan Terrano drove through a playground, down some steps and across a field while being pursued by police through Queenstown and Frankton yesterday.
Three developers have been shortlisted to compete to build commercial and residential properties on Queenstown land once earmarked for a conference centre and casino.
The relocating of Queenstown Airport is an idea that continues to hover over the conversation about the future of air links to Central Otago and the Lakes District.
A Nissan Terrano drove through a playground, down some steps and across a field while being pursued by police through Queenstown and Frankton this morning.
Under-fire Aurora Energy is investigating the root cause of faults on the Queenstown Lakes district's electricity network now emergency work to restore power to 4700 homes is complete.
The Kea Conservation Trust is getting a financial boost from skifield owner NZSki, with a promise of $50,000 a year until 2023.
A start to building a new lookout beside scenic Glenorchy Queenstown Rd has been delayed until early next year.
Glenorchy locals are feeling powerless to solve the township’s electricity problems after another outage lasting two days.
Queenstown’s mayor is demanding action after this week's snowfall in a ski resort left 4700 properties without power.