A plan to make changes to unformed legal roads near Hawea
Flat was adopted by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at
its meeting in Queenstown yesterday.
A site in Lismore Park, Plantation Rd, has been earmarked by
the New Zealand Fire Service Commission for Wanaka's fire
The developers of the proposed 1600-section Northlake
subdivision on the northern outskirts of Wanaka are expected
to clear a major planning hurdle tomorrow.
Crews are again unable to get on to Fox Glacier to continue
the recovery operation after a helicopter crash which killed
seven people at the weekend, but are hoping for better
Luggate residents are more than happy with the lack of
progress being made on the building of a plant near the
village to dry Wanaka's sewage sludge.
Enthusiasm for building gondolas on the Wanaka side of the
Crown Range appears to have died away.
Two Wanaka couples with caravans were the first through the
gate yesterday morning when the controversial road to the
Kidds Bush camping ground, next to Lake Hawea, reopened.
A second group has signalled its intention of fighting plans
for a water sports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore.
New Zealand duck-calling champion Hunter Morrow (17) is
''like a pig in muck'' this week, according to his mother
Residents of Lake Hawea are gearing up for expansion.
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