Two hundred young Queenstown gymnasts could be without a floor to practise on in a matter of a months.
Queenstown Gymnastics Club has until July to find a new venue, or it will be forced to close its doors after more than 20 years of coaching and competitions.
Setting up an ocean conservation group in the middle of the mountains might seem odd at first, but Queenstown man Rob Dickinson has set up a chapter of the global group Sea Shepherd in his home town.
He spoke to ODT Queenstown reporter Miranda Cook from off the coast of West Africa.
Explorers have been mapping Queenstown's mountain ranges and forests for centuries, yet landscapes hidden in the dark depths of the mighty Lake Wakatipu remain something of a mystery.
A marine biologist nicknamed Pirate Pete and a German-born geologist are hunting for natural, underwater treasures, plunging valleys and steep mountain ranges.
Two Queenstown youngsters have kicked their competitors to the curb to win podium places at the New Zealand Open Karate Championships.
Mackenzi Jackson and Gemma Thomas say their success is a fitting tribute following the death of their much-loved sensei last year.
Frankton's new 'slip road' has been officially opened.
The $6.4 million project - which started last September - joins an existing underpass at the Shotover Bridge, with a single-lane connection to 'the Frankton-bound lane of State Highway 6.'
Direct jet flights between Wanaka Airport and other New Zealand centres could be a reality by 2025.
The Queenstown Airport Corporation released a suggestion on Monday, for a dual Queenstown-Wanaka Airport arrangement.
However, an urban designer is saying it would be better to scrap both airports and build a new one on cheaper land elsewhere in Central Otago.
A Queenstown rocker is hoping to hit the 'right note' in an 'international drumming competition.'
Thirty-four year-old, Patrick Brooks, is one of just a handful of Kiwis entered in 'The Shure Drum Contest' - a search to find the 'world's best hidden drumming talent.'
Queenstown's new rescue helicopter - one of the most technically-advanced in the country - is impressive, even for those with limited aeronautical knowledge.
But it's the skill, grit and gusto of the pilots, and paramedics, that are key to saving those lost, injured, and at risk in the dangerous alpine environment.
The backers of two special housing areas proposed for Queenstown's 'Ladies Mile' say they're devastated they've been rejected.
Queenstown Lakes district-councillors voted to decline the Glenpanel-Flint's Park, and Laurel Hills proposals, at a recent council meeting.
One-hundred and fifty cars journeyed from Te Anau to Walter Peak station on Tuesday as part of the 14th National Model A rally.
The biennial event has seen Ford enthusiasts hit the road on a five day journey through Southland.
After a narrow defeat, last year, Queenstown's Band-of-Brothers, staged an epic comeback, over Christchurch, to win their South-Island Hurling-Derby, on Saturday.
Hundreds of people, turned out to Queenstown's Recreation Ground, to watch the battle: a rematch of last year's first-ever hurling-game, in the resort.
Three Queenstown ice hockey players have proven crucial in helping the New Zealand women's team, claim silver at the International Ice Hockey Federation Tournament in Romania.
The Ice Fernz went head-to-head with teams from Chinese Taipei, Romania, Turkey, Iceland and Croatia during last week's competition.
Armed police patrolled a citizenship ceremony at Queenstown's Memorial Centre yesterday to provide safety and assurance for 77 new citizens.
Armed police have never manned a citizenship ceremony in the district before, but the local council decided to do so on advice from the Department of Internal Affairs following the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch last month.
It's pretty hard to imagine somewhere more different to Queenstown than Palestine, but that's where two keen resort skateboarders are heading to share their skills.
Caitlin Hodgen and Te Rina Adams are set to jet off next week for a month-long trip to Ramallah to teach kids how to skate.
Thousands of people have flocked to vigils in the Central Lakes District to pay tribute to those affected by Friday's Christchurch terror attack.
Locals from Queenstown and Wanaka turned out in force last night to show support for their Muslim communities.