Mark Price

Campaign for Kidds Bush

Wanaka woman Heather Thorne is launching a campaign to gain more secure public access to the Department of Conservation's Kidds Bush camp site beside Lake Hawea.

'Team Rat' makes progress

'Team Rat' makes progress

Fine weather in the South Atlantic Ocean is playing into the hands of ''Team Rat'' chief helicopter pilot Peter Garden, of Wanaka.

Warning about balloon

Residents of the area around Wanaka Airport have an excuse for staying in bed for an extra three hours on the morning of Sunday, March 15.

Adventure racing: Rookie Jones takes on Godzone

Ian Jones (47) played 105 matches for the All Blacks in the 1990s but this weekend he will return to being a ''rookie''.

$500,000 added to sports facility cost

Another $500,000 has been added to the budget for the Wanaka sports facility - pushing the cost to $13.9 million plus gst.

Wait for answers after choppers grounded

Wait for answers after choppers grounded

Aviation businesses face an uncertain wait and the prospect of financial losses after the grounding of the helicopter model involved in a fatal crash last week.

Multisport: McNeice commanding in third win

Multisport: McNeice commanding in third win

The hat trick, the treble, the triple crown, or perhaps the ''tri tri'' - whatever you prefer to call it - Christchurch's Dylan McNeice now has it, after winning yesterday's Challenge Wanaka triathlon in commanding style.

Wanaka Challenge wedding runs smoothly

Wanaka Challenge wedding runs smoothly

The wedding of Wanaka Challenge competitors Alyssa Coe and Mark Smoothy went off without a hitch on the shores of Lake Wanaka this evening.

Multisport: Currie confident and ready for 'big world of hurt'

The state of Braden Currie's legs were top of the agenda at yesterday's traditional Challenge Wanaka press conference.

Dogs on islands in lake cause concern

Dogs on islands in lake cause concern

Boaties are being reminded to leave their dogs at home if they intend visiting Lake Wanaka's islands.