A woman is ``heartbroken'' after her dog disappeared when she flipped her convertible on State Highway 6.
A man is in hospital with a suspected skull fracture after an assault in Queenstown overnight.
Top US spies flew into Queenstown yesterday for what might be history's most unsecret ''top secret'' meeting.
The death of a parapenter at the weekend has prompted an outpouring of grief among Queenstown's paragliding and alpine rescue communities.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will seek legal advice on timelines for releasing decisions on the first stage of its proposed district plan.
Thousands of people thronged Arrowtown's main street on Saturday for the annual Autumn Festival parade.
The Gulfstream has joined a second private jet at the airport, acting as added confirmation that the "Government conference" set to play out at luxury Millbrook Resort in Arrowtown in the coming week.
Tributes are flowing for an experienced mountain rescuer who died while parapenting from the Queenstown gondola yesterday.
The parapenting pilot who died in Queenstown this morning lost control in mid-air and hit a prefabricated school building, authorities say.
Two tenants who threw an open-invite party in their rental property at Fernhill last month have until midnight tomorrow to leave it.
High arsenic levels found in soil in a part of residential Frankton last year are probably a geological feature of the area, an environmental consultant says.
A blocked internal road at Millbrook Resort and a group of police officers in shorts and T-shirts were the only signs yesterday of an imminent visit by a group of VIPs to the Wakatipu this weekend.
An Aussie carpenter's tree hut has one of the best views in Queenstown, - but no permission from the owner of the land.
A 20-year-old Wellington man has been charged with dangerous driving after a non-injury crash in Gibbston yesterday.
Queenstown police are appealing for witnesses after a man allegedly brandished a blade in a bar early today.
A Queenstown skifield operator is taking ads in school newsletters in a bid to house its staff this winter.
January's widespread blaze at Rat Point on the Glenorchy-Queenstown Rd cost $300,000 to put out.
The highly secretive meeting being held in Queenstown this weekend is a gathering of intelligence and security agencies related to the Five Eyes spying network.
Feral goats are running wild in the suburbs of Queenstown.
New Zealand cops will face off with Australian cops this Anzac Day in a friendly rugby match in Queenstown.