An Australian teenager suffered a spinal injury in an accident following a jump at a skifield near Queenstown on Friday.
Former All Black Duncan Robertson is in hospital with head and chest injuries after a neighbour found him lying on the road outside his rural Queenstown home.
Burying or interring loved ones' remains is about to get pricier in the Queenstown Lakes district, but they are likely to have a better headstone.
The Friends of Lake Hayes group is leading a project to identify where wetlands can be restored in the Lake Hayes catchment.
Kiwi transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has lost the right to keep her name suppressed after being discharged without conviction in relation to a driving charge.
Diverting some inbound tourists to Invercargill is one of the solutions suggested by those who believe the Lakes District is suffering from "over-tourism".
Rules around paper road access to Moke Creek on Queenstown’s Ben Lomond Station seem murkier than ever as a dispute between long-time friends continues.
Three weeks after a Jacks Point woman raised her concerns about poor night-time visibility on and near the new Kawarau Falls bridge, her husband was first on the scene of a serious crash there.
Allowing the Queenstown Lakes District Council to discharge wastewater overflows into waterways could damage the district's reputation as a tourist mecca, a regional councillor says.
Queenstown's council has been left red-faced after a processing glitch meant 25 tonnes of recycling was dumped in the landfill.
"Cultural deprivation'' was advanced as a mitigating factor in the case of a Frankton man who burgled Jamie's Jewellers in Queenstown in April.
A seven-year-old child is having surgery in Dunedin Hospital today for injuries suffered in a head-on crash in Queenstown.
Queenstown Taxis managing director Grant Scannell is putting his hat in the ring for this year’s local body elections.
Arrowtown resident Lesley Morel has received an apology from Lakes District Hospital after being bumped from a fracture clinic six days after she broke her elbow.
A group of rowdy Australian university students have been warned by police after starting the party a little too early on their flight to Queenstown.