Mark Price

Developers covet open space land

Developers want to turn 6ha of Wanaka's Peninsula Bay land partly zoned "open space'' into 26 residential sections.

Falcon protection 'incredibly successful'

Falcon protection 'incredibly successful'

The two native falcon chicks which have grown up in a nest beneath a log at the Albert Town Camping Ground should be flying for the first time soon. 

Sports centre set for May 31 handover

Sports centre set for May 31 handover

The steelwork is in place, the roof and walls are about to go on and by mid-winter every other feature of Wanaka's new $13.9million sports facility should be in place, right down to the lines on the floor for netball and basketball courts.

Wanaka airport runway on track

Wanaka airport runway on track

Wanaka residents and visitors are all doing their bit to keep green the new grass runway at the town's airport.

Skifield bid to recruit Mandarin-speaking staff

Skifield bid to recruit Mandarin-speaking staff

Cardrona Alpine Resort manager Bridget Legnavsky is in China recruiting Mandarin-speaking staff for the skifield.

Mayoral aspirant firm on centre

Mayoral aspirant firm on centre

Queenstown Lakes District Council mayoral contender Lyal Cocks is not for turning when it comes to the Queenstown convention centre.

Apartment building to start after sales

Apartment building to start after sales

Strong demand over the Christmas-New Year period has brought to 17 the number of apartments sold in the $90million Marina Terrace development overlooking Lake Wanaka.

Crash victim 'left a gap in many people's lives'

Crash victim 'left a gap in many people's lives'

The family of Andre Trotter, who died in a car crash at Momona, near Dunedin Airport, on Friday night, have paid tribute to their ''much loved son and brother''.

Slippery conditions may have led to crashes

Slippery conditions may have led to crashes

Slippery road conditions may have contributed to one or more of three crashes on the Crown Range Rd, between Wanaka and Queenstown, yesterday afternoon.

Crashes on 'treacherous' Crown Range

Crashes on 'treacherous' Crown Range 'Treacherous' conditions may have contributed to one or more of three crashes on the Crown Range Rd, between Wanaka and Queenstown this afternoon.