Mark Price

2015 consent total tops half-billion-dollar mark

The value of building consents in the Queenstown Lakes district topped half a billion dollars in 2015, setting a new record for building value in the district.

Nasa balloon here soon

The balloon has almost landed.

Vintage Austin tackles Central's roughest roads

Vintage Austin tackles Central's roughest roads

It might be 86 years old, but this 1930 Austin 7 proved last weekend it still has what it takes to negotiate the roughest of Central Otago "roads''.

50kmh limit imposed in wake of crashes

50kmh limit imposed in wake of crashes

Another non-injury car crash occurred on a gravel section of Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka, yesterday morning.

Chinese visitors dig deep in Wanaka

Chinese visitors are "spending up a storm'' in Wanaka.

Taking aim at lakeweed infestation

A possible new control method for lagarosiphon and a potential call for more local funding for the control effort are two points raised in a new 10-year management plan for the invasive lake weed.

Wanaka actor gets big break in US

Wanaka actor gets big break in US

A young Wanaka actor with a penchant for improvisation has scored the role of Shakespeare's friend in an American television drama pilot.

Heated debate on road

Five crashes in six weeks on the gravel section of Ballantyne Rd led to a brief, fiery exchange during the public forum section of yesterday's Wanaka Community Board meeting.

Watersports building proposal to be tweaked

Some ‘‘minor'' changes are to be made to the proposal for a watersports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore before a resource consent hearing on February 29.

Decline consent, planner advises

Decline consent, planner advises

Queenstown Lakes District Council planner is recommending resource consent for the proposed watersports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore be refused.