Mark Price

Mother and son flee burning house

Mother and son  flee  burning house

A sudden cool change in Wanaka led to a serious house fire yesterday morning.

Wanaka house badly damaged by fire

Wanaka house badly damaged by fire

A house in Matai Rd, Wanaka, was badly damaged by fire early this morning.

Fijian beekeepers here to learn about varroa

Fijian beekeepers here to learn about varroa

New Zealand bees are a whole lot more friendly than their Fijian cousins.

Rare car loaned to museum

Rare car loaned to museum

The Wanaka Warbirds and Wheels Museum has obtained the loan of what is believed to be the only Rickenbacker car outside the United States.

Video: Base jump near 2km fall

Video: Base jump near 2km fall

Mt Avalanche: 1st jump from David Walden on Vimeo.

A Lake Hawea base jumper has completed New Zealand's biggest jump, with a vertical drop of almost 2km.

Kidds Bush visitors relieved road open

Kidds Bush visitors relieved road open

Regular campers at Kidds Bush, on the northern shore of Lake Hawea, had a few heart-stopping moments last month.

'All quiet' at night at Glendhu Bay

'All quiet' at night at Glendhu Bay

Water-skiing by moonlight on Lake Wanaka.

Duck signs gone

Duck signs gone

The call is going out to all Wanaka duck lovers: Be on the lookout for two metal road signs featuring three black ducks on a yellow background.

Tracks found in hunt for tramper

Tracks found in hunt for tramper

Footprints believed to be those of a missing tramper have been found leading into the Wilkin River, near Makarora, north of Wanaka.

Buzz about going electric

Buzz about going electric

It could take a while, but out will go the Texas oil men and the oil-rich Arab sheikhs and in will come the Kiwi electricity companies turning water, wind and sunshine into fuel for our cars.