After years of plans and proposals, an affordable housing development in Arrowtown is a step closer to becoming reality.
Thousands of dollars will be poured into a lobbying campaign against Queenstown's proposed visitor levy, as opposition mobilises.
Luxury vehicles and a large amount of jewellery were taken in a significant burglary of a Queenstown property, police say.
Close Queenstown Airport, leave Wanaka Airport alone and build a new international airport to serve Central Otago and the Lakes District somewhere else.
A 2008 song by Wonkey Donkey author and Queenstown local Craig Smith has surfaced online, with social media users slamming it as unacceptable and "racist". But he says he intended the song to be "anti-racist" and has not performed it for a decade.
After a narrow defeat last year, Queenstown's Band of Brothers staged an epic comeback over Canterbury to win their South Island hurling derby on Saturday.
“Follow your dreams, save up some money.” It was those words, scrawled in a book by his grandmother, that prompted Queenstown carpenter Lewis Latham to tackle the biggest mountain in the world.
The founder of a worldwide South Indian vegetarian restaurant chain targeting Queenstown is a newly-convicted murderer.
A former Queenstowner is upset a courier company’s only offered him $6000 after damaging a $50,000 artwork.
A man left stranded in Queenstown had to fork out for a night in a hotel and risked missing a flight home to China after a raft of flights were cancelled last night.
Queenstown police sniffer dogs responded to reports of a suspicious package in what is the second incident of its kind in the district this week.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has taken the first step in reviewing the management plan for Glenorchy's airstrip.
Other post offices are closing their doors left, right and centre, but Arrowtown's historic post shop is bucking the trend.
Glenorchy Community Association members are worried about a company's call to relax rules for commercial mining in a historic mining area near the township.
Flights have been cancelled at Queenstown Airport tonight due to air traffic control staff calling in sick.
Consultation on proposed changes to speed limits in the Queenstown Lakes District has been extended.