Mark Price

Crash interviews nearly done

Initial interviews with witnesses to Saturday's fatal Helicopter Line crash on Mt Alta, near Wanaka, are expected to be completed today or tomorrow morning.

Sheep theft reported

Cardrona Valley farmers are being advised by police to check their stock, after a reported theft of sheep.

Investigators at chopper crash site

Investigators at chopper crash site

Three Transport Accident Investigation Commission investigators spent five hours yesterday on the side of Mt Alta, near Wanaka, inspecting the Helicopter Line helicopter that crashed on Saturday.

Anglers irate over boat speed move

The Queenstown Lakes District Council came under fire at a hearing in Wanaka yesterday over changes it is proposing to its navigation safety bylaw.

Cardrona Snow Farm benefits from international exposure

Cardrona Snow Farm benefits from international exposure

Imenerd Boem and Sverre Haeve are perfect examples of the benefits already flowing from a change in status for the Merino Muster cross-country ski race at the Snow Farm.

Pool delays shore plan

The earthquake-related problems with Wanaka's community swimming pool have disrupted progress on the controversial plan for administering the Lake Wanaka lakeshore.

Cardrona Scottish stones set for highland fling

Cardrona Scottish stones set for highland fling

With the weather in the lowlands inconsistently cold this winter, curlers have had to look to the highlands.

New mapping pilot will keep feet firmly on the ground

New mapping pilot will keep feet firmly on the ground

Who would have thought flying model aircraft might one day be a job? But by the end of this month, one of 20 Otago applicants for just such a job will be starting work.

Tajima to return, sans petrol maybe

Tajima to return, sans petrol maybe

The eight-time winner of the Race to the Sky hill climb at Cardrona just might compete next April in a car running on electricity rather than petrol.

Skate park extension to begin soon

A start is due in about a month on the long-awaited extension to Wanaka's skateboard park on Pembroke Park.