National leader Judith Collins has admitted she made a mistake after being caught on video at the weekend ordering ice cream at the counter of a Queenstown café without wearing a mask.
Lockdown and the end of the transtasman bubble has had a devastating impact on southern skifields, leading to more than $3 million in wage subsidy claims.
Police are investigating yet another Covid-19 breach, this time a high-profile Aucklander who allegedly crossed the Alert Level 4 boundary and travelled to Queenstown.
A Wanaka businessman has decided against taking the Queenstown Lakes District Council to court, despite a senior manager mistakenly sending sensitive information to a third party.
The merging of Arrowtown into an expanded Arrowtown-Kawarau ward is the ‘‘best of a bad situation’’, a former councillor says.
Queenstown arborists are outraged over the local council’s plans to remove eucalyptus trees on the corner of Brecon St and Cemetery Rd, and are outright refusing to do the work.
Two friends of late Queenstown weather man David Crow are continuing his legacy by taking daily observations at the Brisbane St weather station.
The mother of a 22-year-old woman killed in a 4WD accident says she "will grieve the rest of her life" about the fact her daughter was killed by someone who should have taken better care of her.
As Queenstown tourism operators once again line up to claim the government wage subsidy, pressure is mounting on one company in particular to pay back what it received from the scheme last year.
An off-road driver who admitted causing a crash 41 metres down a steep gorge that killed his girlfriend has today been granted a discharge without conviction, on the condition that he pays his late girlfriend's mother $5000 in compensation.
Next year’s Gibbston Summer Concert has been pushed back to March, in light of uncertainty caused by Covid-19.
Overnight closures for State Highway 6 maintenance in the Kawarau Gorge and on the Kingston and Haast roads begin this weekend until September 24.
Future representation of Wanaka in the Queenstown Lakes District looks set to include the area’s community board, following overwhelming public feedback to retain it.
Thirteen families will move into new homes with dress circle views in Queenstown’s Lake Hayes Estate early next year.
Queenstown Airport’s new chief executive Glen Sowry said he was "made to feel very welcome" on his first day on the job on Friday.
A Queenstown businessman appears to have breached Covid-19 lockdown rules by flying out of Auckland without an exemption during lockdown.