A man is facing drugs charges after ecstasy and cannabis were seized during a raid in Queenstown yesterday.
A motorcyclist was seriously injured after being thrown about 40m from his bike in Fernhill Rd, Queenstown, last night.
A council planner who recommended consent be declined for a new church at Frankton changed his mind at a resource consent hearing yesterday.
The Queen's baton, the official symbol of the Commonwealth Games, has landed in Queenstown as part of a six-day nationwide tour.
A search and rescue operation in Queenstown on Sunday was a false alarm.
A lease granted by the previous Queenstown Lakes District Council to the Frankton Zoological Gardens has been halved by the present council.
The Lake Wakatipu shore at Sugar Lane, in Frankton, is almost unrecognisable from just a month ago after trees were cleared and ground preparation work done for the new $20million Queenstown Marina.
People are being advised not to swim in Lake Hayes after E. coli was detected in the water supply - the second finding in the Wakatipu area in four days.
Volunteers from conservation campaigners Sea Shepherd have taken it upon themselves to keep Queenstown Bay tidy.
Recent water quality samples taken by the Otago Regional Council (ORC) show high levels of E. coli in Lake Hayes, prompting the council to warn people from swimming in the lake until further testing is done.
Reports of someone in trouble in Queenstown yesterday turned out to be false alarm, with police confident calls for help were actually those of a bleating goat.
Step aside "dear old Kawarau bridge" and make way for the new $22 million curved replacement.
Three plastic water tanks will soon form a tiny imprint of humanity in the icy vastness of Cape Adare, about 700km north of Scott Base.
Thursday marked the retirement of not only Queenstown's longest-serving tourism manager but also one of its most influential.
An expression of interest to extend a Special Housing Area at Arthurs Point has been approved by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
A day after the Glenorchy community vociferously opposed the chlorination of its water supply this summer, a boil-water notice was put in place.
The Chief District Court Judge has refused to "defend" comments made by a Queenstown judge during a domestic violence sentencing.
People in Glenorchy are being advised to boil water after E. Coli was detected in the township's water supply.
A woman was escorted from QLDC chambers after a dramatic performance that involved singing an Ed Sheeran song and tipping a bottle of water on the floor.
The final full Queenstown Lakes District Council meeting for the year was arguably one of the most important meetings in decades.