Mark Price

No frills 'Everest' screening

No frills 'Everest' screening

Red carpet and Champagne will be absent from the first New Zealand public screening of the new Everest movie.

Deer industry pioneer no 'cowboy'

Deer industry pioneer no 'cowboy'

The late Jim Kane might well have jumped from helicopters and wrestled deer to the ground in the mountains of Fiordland, but he was no ''cowboy''.

Plaque unveiled: 'long overdue recognition'

Plaque unveiled: 'long overdue recognition'

The deer farming industry paid tribute to its pioneers yesterday with a plaque unveiling ceremony at Wanaka Airport.

Memorial to deer pioneers

Memorial to deer pioneers

Deer farmers will pay tribute today to those who pioneered their industry, including the 50 or more killed in the process.

Multi-billionaire leaves not a trace

Multi-billionaire leaves not a trace

Google co-founder Larry Page has come and gone from Wanaka without, it seems, leaving a trace.

Soft snow experience not just for hard men

Soft snow experience not just for hard men

In a week when the best of the world's skiers and snowboarders are bringing a blizzard of ''big air'' spectacles to southern skifields during the Winter Games, Wanaka bureau chief Mark Price slipped off quietly for what is known in some quarters as a ''soft snow'' experience.

Mt Everest tragedy relived in new film

Mt Everest tragedy relived in new film

While Australian actor Sam Worthington sips Champagne on the red carpet in Venice next month, the mountaineer he portrays in the new movie Everest will be in Nepal, huddled in a tent at the foot of the world's eighth highest mountain.

Winter Games: World star shredder enjoys herself

American snowboarder Jamie Anderson (24) is a rock star of winter sport. Mark Price fires some questions at the Winter Olympic champion.

Pay, display car parking considered

Pay and display parking machines could be on the way for Wanaka.

Across US on foot, return trip by bike

Across US on foot, return trip by bike

What do you do when you have finished running more than 5500km across the United States in 114 days?