Two men who were swept away on the Kawarau River while trying to save their dog have been rescued this evening.
Temporary speed limit trials around the Queenstown Lakes district have been scrapped, and some drivers may have fines for breaching the limits refunded.
A mining company has been given permission to carry out exploratory drilling for tungsten and gold in a conservation area near Glenorchy.
He's a charming criminal defence lawyer by day, but when it comes to quizzing, Shaun Wallace takes no prisoners.
The Queenstown Lakes district may be about to tap into the renewable energy sector, with a new report showing hydrogen production could become a major new industry for the area.
The construction company behind Queenstown's controversy-plagued Kmart building may be fined up to $200,000 after charges were laid in the Queenstown District Court.
Yet another attempt to ease Queenstown's traffic woes is being examined, as the 100-year-old Edith Cavell Bridge comes under scrutiny.
Two Queenstown Lakes councillors have confirmed they will seek re-election, but the district's mayor is staying mum.
Arrowtown Golf Club is in the gun for banning women from a weekly competition – a problem New Zealand Golf is this week trying to resolve.
Convicted killer Jarrod Mangels will have another chance at freedom next month, 32 years after he strangled his Arrowtown neighbour.
A proposed tennis academy in a Queenstown special housing area will go before independent commissioners in April.
Charges have been filed against the construction company behind Queenstown's controversial Kmart building.
A Queenstown bouncer whose girlfriend caught him watching porn has narrowly lost his appeal over a resulting violence conviction.
Options from traffic lights to a second crossing will be explored for Queenstown's Edith Cavell Bridge as it reaches its 100th anniversary.
NZSKI has published a video showing the Remarkables skifield manager vacuuming seeds from its slopes - as the firm waits for a decision on its replacement chairlift.
Police were called to help settle what they say was a civil dispute at a Queenstown helicopter base yesterday afternoon, the day after the company went into voluntary liquidation.