When independent supermarket startup Supie went bust last month, the company’s 120 employees were told they wouldn’t be paid for their last two weeks of work, or receive any of their owed annual leave pay.
Mattresses, plastic bottles, tyres, chemicals and waste oil are just some of the items being burnt outdoors in Otago
Welcome to Queenstown! Spot yourself a roadside bargain… It’s not the most beautiful sight awaiting visitors and Southern Corridor locals as they drop over the brow of the hill towards Kawarau Bridge only to be greeted by an impromptu roadside used car lot, often with the odd retail advertisement thrown in.
Government talks are now at the point where a deal between National, ACT and New Zealand First could be signed as early as tomorrow.
Confidence appears to be returning to the Queenstown Lakes business community following the General Election.
One of Queenstown's treatment plants will get its pipes flushed on Wednesday as the town tries to clean up its water supply.
Police searching for a woman who went missing on Monday while driving from Dunedin to Queenstown have found her alive in her crashed car.
Saturday's Queenstown Marathon was more than just a marketing opportunity for its naming sponsor New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty.
Local arts and cultural organisations are bracing themselves for tough funding challenges ahead as belts tighten and costs rise.
Kākā are thriving in Fiordland's Eglinton Valley, thanks to three decades of predator control.
The Pure South Handpicked 55 Day Aged Beef won best grass-fed steak and the best ribeye steak at the World Steak Challenge in London last week.
Do you have ideas or insights that could help develop a Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw for the district?
Zac Coombs plays the role of Neil Diamond in The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond, which is a dream come true.
The development of Cromwell’s newest subdivision has moved into its next phase with sections going on the market.
Thousands of runners and walkers from across New Zealand and around the world took part in yesterday’s New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Queenstown Marathon.
If you prefer "delightfully simple sleeping huts rather than a high-end hotel", New Zealand's top architects agree with you. The Great Glenorchy Alpine Basecamp, a collection of 14 gable-roofed sleeping huts and adjacent communal spaces off Oban Street, won big at the 2023 New Zealand Architecture Awards, held in Wellington on Thursday.
Queenstowners are being given advice on how to stay well and support whānau as New Zealand moves through its fifth wave of Covid-19.
Tourism operators say they do not want new technology to jeopardise the manaakitanga they offer visitors.
The Queenstown branch of the Palestine Support Network Aotearoa (PSNA) is holding a rally in Earnslaw Park this Sunday, 10am.
National leader Christopher Luxon says negotiations to form a government are in the final stages.
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