A Queenstown ticket won $1 million and two Wanaka players pocketed $100,000 each in Strike Four in a lucky Lotto night in the South.
This week is Conservation Week and the Department of Conservation has been encouraging New Zealanders to ‘‘love your backyard’’.
Queenstown Lakes district councillors will consider whether to set aside most of the Lakeview site in community ownership at their meeting on Thursday.
Police are describing the five occupants of a vehicle and caravan that overturned on State Highway 6 near Makarora yesterday afternoon as "very lucky".
A radical vision for upgrading Queenstown’s transport infrastructure over the next 30 years was unveiled at a public meeting in the resort this week.
A mayoral taskforce set up to tackle unaffordable housing in the Queenstown Lakes district wants 1000 affordable homes to be made available for lower-income households by 2028.
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE. A farmer is gunning for dogs who’ve killed 27 lambs on his land near Queenstown’s Lake Hayes in the past month.
A unique scheme that sees home and land separated so people on lower incomes can afford to buy a home in Queenstown while renting the land it sits on in perpetuity, has been recommended.
One of Queenstown’s true characters, well known for his past involvement in ski racing, died in his sleep last Sunday.
The Department of Conservation plans to go ahead with an aerial 1080 drop in the Matukituki Valley next week.
The distinct history and landscape of the Cardrona Valley will be reflected in the designs throughout the planned new village at Mt Cardrona Station.
A snowmaker at Treble Cone says he bought 54 grams of cannabis because he needed enough to last the fortnight before he left the country.
Shorts and sunnies were the order of the day throughout Otago yesterday.
Tickets to the first-ever New Zealand show of legendary singer-songwriter and style icon Grace Jones have sold out.
Cyclists using Queenstown tracks fear it is only a matter of time before off-road motorcycle riders cause a death or serious injury.
A tempory reprieve for Queenstown’s school buses has been welcomed by parents, but families in some areas are missing out.
The Ministry of Education has partially backed down, temporarily, over Queenstown's school bus debacle.
Singer Grace Jones' one-off Queenstown concert is expected to sell out.
The wife of a Glenorchy man who died in a jet boat accident says he was a loyal, determined man who gave her life ''meaning and absolute happiness''.
Music icon Grace Jones is coming to Queenstown for her first ever New Zealand concert, promised as ''a spectacle of music, fashion and art''.