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The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill as passed into law on Wednesday night.

Banning foreign buyers is a 'point of principle' - Parker

The Trade Minister has admitted he has no idea what effect on house prices the foreign buyer ban will have.

Katy Perry.

Katy Perry considering property in 'lush' NZ

The A-lister is eyeing up New Zealand real estate.

Adventurers get to experience three Gs of force in just 1.5 seconds.

Queenstown launches extreme new Catapult attraction

Adventurers get to experience three Gs of force in just 1.5 seconds.

Crates of alcohol.

Queenstown council plans to water down Crate Day

It says there has been too much disorderly behaviour in previous years.

Video: Earlier this month a review into Russel McVeagh was released.

Queenstown lawyer in hot water over 'hareem' comment

He made the comment under a Facebook photo of his staff.

The search for missing helicopter pilot Matt Wallis will resume at Lake Wanaka on Monday morning.

Lake Wanaka helicopter crash: 'It's a sad day' - Deputy Mayor

The recovery operation will resume today.

Items believed to be from the helicopter have been located in Stevensons Arm, Lake Wanaka.

Lake Wanaka helicopter crash: Search resumes for missing pilot

Items believed to be from the helicopter have been located in the search area.

Queenstown

How prefabricated housing is working in Queenstown

Richard Thomas joined the AM Show to discuss.

Financial advisor Martin Hawes says he knows plenty of stories about people not being able to get workers to move to Queenstown.

Queenstown struggling to find renters who can afford the city

They say even nurses and police officers are being priced out.

Nathan Chan made a professional advert to try sell his 1992 Lexus ES300.

Queenstown man films incredible professional advert to sell his old car

Despite the ad's slick drone footage and tongue-in-cheek narration, the 'swag wagon' is still available to buy.

A daring bunch of athletes competed, despite chilly temperatures.

Undy 500 contestants brave the cold in Queenstown

A daring bunch of athletes competed, despite chilly temperatures.

Children stuck inside due to weather.

Cold weekend ahead for New Zealand

"The last few days of June and early July are going to be well and truly winter."

Queenstown

Revealed: The most expensive place to rent in New Zealand

It costs an eye-watering $790 a week.

police

Helicopter takes crash victim to hospital

The man's car went over a bank, into water.

Judith Collins and Phil Twyford on The AM Show.

Govt's foreign buyer ban will 'destroy' the housing market - Collins

Phil Twyford has admitted much-needed housing builds in Auckland are stalling.

Officers were at Mann St campground in Queenstown when the man started acting suspiciously.

Queenstown cop cut by kitchen knife after chasing fleeing man

"We want to hold this offender to account."

Auckland: a bad place to be in the event of a zombie outbreak.

Dotcom reveals NZ's secret super-rich apocalypse hide-out

The world's wealthy are buying up this Kiwi town.

Auckland: a bad place to be in the event of a zombie outbreak

Revealed: The NZ city most at risk in a zombie apocalypse

Research has rated New Zealand's chances of survival against the undead, and they're not good.

The man who died has been named as 31-year-old Joshua Paroci.

Queenstown rafting victim named

He was unable to be resuscitated, despite being given CPR.

The man fell into the river with the other occupants of the raft on the "Toilet" rapid.

Queenstown rafting companies 'devastated' by client's death

"Our hearts go out to our guests and the families of those involved in this."