Mark Price

QLDC adopts plans after 'fraught' process

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.

Consent sought for fire siren in Lismore Park

A site in Lismore Park, Plantation Rd, has been earmarked by the New Zealand Fire Service Commission for Wanaka's fire siren.

Approval expected for Northlake special zone

The developers of the proposed 1600-section Northlake subdivision on the northern outskirts of Wanaka are expected to clear a major planning hurdle tomorrow.

Glacier mission still too dangerous

Glacier mission still too dangerous

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 conditions tomorrow.

Slow progress on sludge plant suits

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.

No sign of gondola activity

Enthusiasm for building gondolas on the Wanaka side of the Crown Range appears to have died away.

Happy campers now road reopened

Happy campers now road reopened

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.

Wanaka facility opponents call for support

A second group has signalled its intention of fighting plans for a water sports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore.

Wanaka teen 5th in world duck-calling champs

Wanaka teen 5th in world duck-calling champs

New Zealand duck-calling champion Hunter Morrow (17) is ''like a pig in muck'' this week, according to his mother Tracey.

Town centre rezoning call

Residents of Lake Hawea are gearing up for expansion.