A grandson of Sir Edmund Hillary is spending the summer in Queenstown building his fitness for a year of adventure in the Antarctic, the Himalayas and Alaska.
Reese Witherspoon has given a Queenstown eatery the kind of publicity money can't buy, with a major shout out on her Instagram.
A Japanese chef who punched a workmate and smashed a portacom using a golf club in Glenorchy last week appeared "homesick'', Judge Bernadette Farnan said.
A former Queenstown property developer was yesterday sentenced to 120 hours' community work for failing to file GST and income tax returns for five years.
The plane "that built Queenstown'' and is now lying derelict in Bangladesh might be brought back to the Lakes District.
New parking permits, including those for small passenger vehicle services, will come into effect from October 1 in the Queenstown Lakes District.
A woman on crutches was pushed over and a 60-year-old man shoved into Lake Wakatipu during a spate of unprovoked assaults in Queenstown at the weekend.
Queenstown will push on to bring in its own tax on tourists on top of a $35 government levy that will come in from the middle of the year.
Passengers have reported spending $120 on taxis and missing a day's work after an Air NZ flight to Queenstown wound up back in Auckland.
A building extension to increase Wakatipu High School’s capacity by 50% could start in a year’s time, principal Steve Hall says.
Passengers on board an Air NZ flight bound for Queenstown are accusing the airline of treating them "like cattle" after a five-hour debacle left them right back where they started.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has admitted it made a blunder when installing temporary speed limits around the district in the past year, as the changes do not comply with the law and...
Announcements of $50 million hotel projects in Queenstown have become so commonplace they barely rate as news any more. But how many will actually get out of the ground? Guy Williams asks a 35-year...
Milking deer could open up a new high-value dairy industry for New Zealand, reckons Queenstown entrepreneur Graeme Shaw, who is launching a world first, locally made deer milk skincare range.
A new tourism summit bound for Queenstown has been the catalyst for moves to strengthen ties between academics and the sector, the resort's tourism boss says.
A crane and helicopter are being used at Coronet Peak to remove towers associated with the four-seat Coronet Express.
Ngai Tahu shared its Treaty of Waitangi commemorations with people living "in the interior" for the first time yesterday.