Thursday 15th November, 2018

The truckie who witnessed a horror double-fatal accident near Kingston says the nightmare stretch of State Highway 6 is one of New Zealand's most dangerous roads.

Gore truck driver Bruce Moffatt's still struggling to come to terms with seeing the crash on November the first between a car and bus, which left two Americans dead.


Monday 12th November, 2018

A Queenstown company has kitted out a nineteen fifties armoured truck to impress tourists and residents at public events.

Adventure tourism operator Go Orange have unveiled Frank the Tank after months of hard work, to make the old combat vehicle road-legal.


Friday 09th November, 2018

Queenstown Primary School pupils have enjoyed a bicycle ride with a skeleton and got up close and personal with mock faeces at the Science Roadshow this week.

The school hosted the event to give the youngsters an interactive lesson in all things science as part of the roadshow's one hundred and twenty stop tour of New Zealand.


Thursday 08th November, 2018

They are often the first people you see when you're crook or in need of a hospital visit, and now Queenstown nurses have been recognised for their hard work.

The nursing team at Lakes District Hospital's been named Team of the Year in the Southern DHB's Staff Excellence Awards.


Thursday 08th November, 2018

After eight years, hundreds of thousands of dollars, and plenty of hard slog, work's finally started on Queenstown Coastguard's new home.

The team of volunteers is set to shift from their current base in a storage shed at Frankton Marina to a purpose built facility early next year.


Friday 02nd November, 2018

A horrific fatal crash near Kingston, has fanned safety concerns regarding the tourist highway,heading into the busy summer season.

One person was killed and 10 injured, one critically, after a car and bus collided on State Highway 6 just south of Kingston yesterday.

Police have confirmed, the car involved was a rental carrying two foreign nationals.

The driver of the car remains in a critical condition.

It was the second fatal crash involving a car and tourist bus in the area, in just over two weeks.


Thursday 01st November, 2018

The owner of Queenstown's skifields has announced a thirty five million dollar investment project featuring a chondola, new lift, and summer offerings.

The chondola will feature a mix of chairs and gondola cabins to replace the Coronet Express.

NZSki chief executive Paul Anderson says the investment is massive.

The major upgrades follow a bumper ski season, with operations up about twenty percent.

Those not so keen on the cold will be able to check out Coronet in summer, with the company seeking to offer guided walks, sightseeing and mountain biking.


Thursday 01st November, 2018

State Highway 6 has reopened near Kingston after a crash between a car and a tourist bus left 1 person dead and 10 injured this morning

The two vehicles collided shortly before seven thirty 7.30am on a notorious stretch of road.


Tuesday 30th October, 2018

Queenstown celebrated Diwali on Sunday night with a crowd of almost five hundred packed in to the town's Memorial Centre.

Performers marked the Hindu festival of lights, which was being held for the fourth year in the resort.


Monday 29th October, 2018

A new trail at Tucker Beach has been officially opened, three years after gaining approval from the Queenstown Lakes District Council, and given to the community by Rotary Queenstown.