Tuesday 15th January, 2019

The band, known for hits like Wandering Eye, took to the stage at John Davies Oval as part of their nationwide summer tour.

They were well supported, with alt-rock darlings Unknown Mortal Orchestra and legendary British DJ Norman Jay kicking things off before the main event.

The gig marks the start of a massive week of music in the resort, which includes the popular Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert on Saturday.


Tuesday 18th December, 2018

Queenstown children were sprayed with water, and doused in a rainbow of coloured powder, all in the name of fun.

The Kingsview School pupils were taking part in a run which helped raise more than four and a half thousand dollars towards outdoor education.


Monday 17th December, 2018

The Greatest Showman came to Queenstown on Saturday night, as students from Gravity Studio held their end of year show.

Dubbed The Greatest Showcase, and themed around the hit film, the show saw fifteen students wowing the crowd with hoop and silks performances.

Students performed to songs from the musical, as well as hits from artists such as Pink and Fleetwood Mac.

Gravity co-owner Sarah Jane Harford says the theme has been popular.

She says people love the movie, they love the music, and it's good fun.


Monday 17th December, 2018

The Harris Mountains are set to be made more accessible to outdoor enthusiasts, thanks to a proposed new ski-touring route.

Skiers travelling the sixty kilometre winter-time traverse between Coronet Peak and Treble Cone skifields, will also be able to find shelter with the addition of five new alpine huts.

Arrowtown adventurer Eric Bradshaw is currently constructing the huts, which he's designed using a plastic water tank for the outer shell.


Thursday 13th December, 2018

Staying in Queenstown, around two hundred and fifty residents are set to receive a Christmas boost tomorrow afternoon, thanks to the generosity of the resort community.

Around thirty volunteers have been busy collecting donations, and nominations, for this year's Baskets of Blessings project.


Wednesday 12th December, 2018

About a hundred mourners have gathered on the shores of Lake Wakatipu to pay tribute to slain English tourist Grace Millane.

People brought flowers, candles and pictures of Miss Millane to the vigil, organised by Queenstown woman Amanda Morris.


Tuesday 11th December, 2018

Queenstown's mayor has hit out at the New Zealand Transport Agency over Queenstown's traffic woes, saying he is frustrated by the slow pace of progress.

He has also hinted at new infrastructure, including a dedicated cycling and walking bridge across the Shotover River and a new roundabout at Lake Hayes Estate.


Monday 10th December, 2018

Fine weather brought out a big crowd for the Queenstown Mountain Bike Club's annual Season of Shred event in Fernhill on Saturday.

And with something for all ages on offer, the Shred is proving to be a popular event on the local calendar.


Monday 10th December, 2018

More than 600 people soaked up the sun at the recent annual Long Lunch in Arrowtown.

They sat at tables stretching along Buckingham Street, enjoying food from over a dozen of the township's restaurants.


Thursday 06th December, 2018

A new water fountain's been installed at Arrowtown Skate Park after schoolchildren campaigned to clean up their village.

Year five and six pupils from Arrowtown School wrote to Queenstown's mayor Jim Boult last year calling for a raft of changes to the park, including a water fountain.