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Uncertain future for Kingston Flyer vintage steam train

The train has recently fallen into disrepair and is about to change hands.

Snow? What snow? It was back to work for some.

Photos: Spring snow sprinkling surprises Southerners

The unseasonal dumping comes just three weeks away from summer, catching many off guard.

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Two boaties missing near Queenstown

Police received a report that two people in an aluminium boat appeared to be in trouble.

The unexpected snow was a surprise for tourists expecting warm November weather.

Unseasonal snow hits lower South Island

Tourists hoping for warm spring weather were in for a snowy surprise.


Queenstown punter scoops $1 million in Lotto win

It'll be a welcome cash injection for the resident of NZ's most expensive city.

View over Queenstown from the Gondola, with Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables, Queenstown, Otago, South Island, New Zealand, Oceania.

Queenstown concerned about effect of immigration cuts

The Mayor says there could be 3000 foreign workers there at any given time.

Grace Jones announces Queenstown concert.

Grace Jones finally coming to New Zealand

The 'Pull Up to the Bumper' hitmaker is playing Queenstown in March, 2018.


Pilot's stunning Queenstown landing goes viral

A view from the cockpit shows the plane dip below the clouds.


New Zealand's most expensive street revealed

A road's median value has increased by half-a-million dollars in the past year.


Crown range closed after major slip

Video shows the moment rock and debris came crashing down onto the road.


National's Hamish Walker slides onto the campaign trail

Todd Barclay's replacement snows he's got a lot of work to do.


Spring snow surprises Queenstown

Queenstown has woken up to a winter wonderland, despite it officially being spring.

Missing Persons, Queenstown

Body found in Queenstown, believed to be that of missing man

Fabian Dobson was last seen two days ago.

The Dunedin man was last seen leaving Cowboys Bar in Queenstown.

Man missing after leaving Queenstown bar

The Dunedin man was last seen leaving Cowboys Bar in the early hours of Monday.

One of the four people on board has minor injuries and has been taken to the Lakes District Hospital emergency department.

Light plane crash at Queenstown airport

Four people were on board the light plane.

Police siren

Police seek Queenstown attack witness

The victim was alone and the attacker fled through a window after her phone rang repeatedly.


Queenstown woman sexually violated in own home

Police believe he may have followed her inside through an unlocked door.

They say it is due to safety concerns for their employees.

Police close 21 volunteer stations around the country

They say it is due to safety concerns for their employees.


Todd Barclay proves he's been hard at work

The disgraced MP has kept a low profile since his resignation.

Snow, Southland

Severe winter blast expected to freeze South Island

A snowy white-out is also expected to cover much of the island on Tuesday.