Anglers want the Queenstown Lakes District Council to get its ducks in a row over recreation pressure on lakes and rivers.
Taxing tourists at the border remains on the Labour-led Government's to-do list, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says.
High arsenic levels found in soil in a part of residential Frankton last year are probably a geological feature of the area, an environmental consultant says.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has told Lake Hawea residents the council is not blind to the concerns the community has about the permanent chlorination of its water supply.
What is rural and what is not was one of the questions posed at a resource consent hearing in Wanaka this week.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is likely to decide next Thursday if it will sell its prime Scurr Heights land in Wanaka.
A legal bid to fast-track rules encouraging more intensive housing development in Queenstown has been denied.
Another non-injury car crash occurred on a gravel section of Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka, yesterday morning.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council launched its ‘‘Not Beersies is heresies'' campaign on Thursday.
Queenstown residents will have a second chance to provide feedback on a plan to encourage the development of six-storey apartment buildings in Gorge Rd.
The founder of a Queenstown tourism business said he had ‘‘no other option'' but to appeal an Environment Court decision relating to helicopter landings at Bobs Peak.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden has admitted the council's special housing policy failed to meet her expectations.
Rental van companies may yet be required to collect the unpaid freedom camping fines of their customers on behalf of local authorities.
A zipline company's 11th hour appeal has stymied Skyline Enterprises plans for a competing business in the same area - for now, at least.
It has been a big week for the group behind a proposed watersports building on the Lake Wanaka shore.
Queenstown's primary council building could potentially suffer a ''brittle collapse'' - similar to Canterbury's CTV building - in a major earthquake, councillors were told yesterday.
A long running legal battle between rival Queenstown jet boat companies has gone another round in court.