A fire chief says chimney fires have reached epidemic proportions in Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago.
Hundreds of people made the most of a picture-perfect Queenstown winter's day on Saturday and attended the Remarkables Midwinter Market.
A "drunken dispute over goat pie" led to a man allegedly being punched in the face during a busy weekend for Queenstown Police.
Work is continuing on the historic Kawarau Falls Bridge to convert it to part of the Queenstown Trail for cyclists and pedestrians.
A small fire at the top of the Crown Range zig-zags, near Arrowtown, on Saturday night was started after someone dumped hot ashes in pine trees.
Passenger numbers at Queenstown Airport reached more than 2.1 million in the 12 months to June, a 13% year-on-year increase.
One of New Zealand’s biggest golf resorts is fighting to limit developments on its border at a hearing to consider plans to protect rural land in the Wakatipu Basin.
A farming family has called for part of its land to be rezoned in a proposed district plan for the Wakatipu Basin to allow future residential development.
A Queenstown woman says 14 years of domestic abuse left her a "a shell of a person" as a dramatic increase in cases stretches the town's family violence support service.
A Queenstown developer is forging ahead with plans for a private hospital, which he says will be built, with or without the involvement of Southern Cross Hospitals.
Eichardt's Private Hotel will soon be offering guests in Queenstown a stay on its luxury yacht - starting at $12,500 per night.
Cardrona's long wait for an upgraded wastewater system may finally be over, after the Queenstown Lakes District Council allocated $3m to the project over the next two years in its long-term plan.
Plans are well advanced for an independent hospital for Queenstown - and those behind it are not looking for any national funding.
A new destination playground, to cost almost $1 million, is finally under construction in Queenstown.
Queenstown Police are warning people to be cautious, after a spate of burglaries at the building site of a new 300-home retirement village.
Whether the former site of Queenstown's high school will remain in public hands is uncertain, as the disposal process gets under way.