A greater focus on glass recycling and organic waste is the feature of a proposed waste management and minimisation plan that will go out for public consultation this week.
Last week, The South Today reported that two Queenstown business managers were concerned about hiring New Zealand workers.
Residents at the Frankton Camp have been given another 12 months to find alternative accommodation after the Queenstown Lakes District Council extended the camp's lease.
Queenstown police dealt with disorderly behaviour, arrests and assaults on St Patrick's Day or the early hours after.
Queenstown Primary School raised almost $40,000 at its annual fair on Saturday.
A cooling system at Lakes District Hospital is due to be operational by the end of this year.
An appeal has been lodged by the company proposing a $45 million hotel near Queenstown’s CBD after commissioners refused to grant consent last month.
Ride-sharing company Uber will expand into Otago in the coming months.
Two vehicles stolen last week in Queenstown have been recovered in the area at the weekend.
Police are investigating three alleged assaults and have made two arrests after St Patrick's Day celebrations in Queenstown.
Police are searching for a driver behind a close miss while overtaking in a rental car near Queenstown.
Hundreds of people swarmed to the Village Green in Queenstown to celebrate St Patrick's Day on Saturday.
Two of three improvement notices issued by WorkSafe to the Southern DHB in relation to Lakes District Hospital have been lifted.
Established taxi companies say some new operators are ripping off tourists and intoxicated residents in Queenstown.
Managing Camp Glenorchy, which officially opened on Tuesday, is like coming full circle for Peter Kerr.
After a two-year absence, the Otago Regional Council will open a new office in Wakatipu next month.
Queenstown has become ‘‘the Wild West of the taxi industry’’ since rules were relaxed in October, New Zealand’s taxi boss says.
Government funding is to be sought for more public toilets in the Queenstown Lakes district, which has been caught short by its booming visitor population.
It is safe to swim at Frankton Bay in Lake Wakatipu again, but it will be at least another week before warning signs are removed from Lake Hayes.
A man who assaulted his wife, daughter and best friend in Queenstown after uncovering an affair has been convicted after the Crown appealed a decision to discharge him without conviction.