There appears to have been a reprieve for some of the Queenstown school bus services due to be cut by the Ministry of Education.
Queenstown’s Remarkables Primary School students were busy planting 100 native trees earlier this morning with the support of the Wakatipu Reforestation trust and Project Crimson.
New Zealand celebrity chef Josh Emett was there to help.
The Ritchies bus company is scrambling to find between 10 and 20 extra bus drivers for Queenstown's new $2 bus service, being rolled out in about a month.
Ritchies Queenstown branch manager Nyall Fraser says its been “difficult” to find drivers and they may have to fly-in staff from other parts of the country to fill vacancies.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council does not have a complete record of where poor quality water pipes might lie.
After a pipe split and flooded the Queenstown Mall last week, the South Today asked the council where else the pipe might be.
Data released by property website homes.co.nz shows streets in Queenstown and Arrowtown are the most expensive in the South Island.
Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult says he’s delighted over how much progress he has made during his first year in office.
Boult says he produced a big Queenstown issues list after last year's election and has made progress on every item.
Queenstown reporter Meena Amso caught up with him yesterday.
New Zealand's second oldest pharmacy, and the oldest business in Queenstown, celebrated 150 years of service today.
Wilkinson’s Life Pharmacy has been dishing out prescriptions since 1867.
Contractors in Queenstown have spent the day cleaning up after a water main burst and flooded several streets last night.
Businesses in the affected area may have to put up with the repairs for up to two weeks.
Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult says he is incensed with the axing of school bus services in the Lake Wakatipu area next year.