Mark Price

Cascade crossing may be made safer

Cascade crossing may be made safer

The notorious Cascade Saddle route in Mt Aspiring National Park will be examined today in the hope it can be made safer for trampers and climbers.

No odour beyond site boundary: specialist

No odour beyond site boundary: specialist

The smell of sewage should not be evident beyond the site of a new sludge-drying plant Fulton Hogan wants to build on the Clutha River 2km from Luggate.

Opposer concerned distillery might smell

Opposer concerned distillery might smell

The smell from a proposed whisky distillery in the Cardrona Valley is a concern for one of those opposing the development.

Planes' fighting chance

Planes' fighting chance

Six World War 1 replica biplanes and triplanes are now in Wanaka, being prepared for a mock battle leading up to the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow at Easter.

Yes to long-awaited projects

Yes to long-awaited projects

It was ''yes'' to a $55.5 million convention centre for Queenstown, ''yes'' to a $12.3 million sports facility for Wanaka and ''yes'' to a $2.1 million upgrade of Wanaka's swimming pool at yesterday's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Greener ways to litter-acy

Greener ways to litter-acy

Wanaka's Mt Aspiring College is setting out to get rid of all 37 of its rubbish bins by later this year.

Swimming pool upgrade proposed

An upgrade of Wanaka's present swimming pool rather than a new aquatic centre in the town's proposed new sports facility has been recommended to the Queenstown Lakes District Council by the Wanaka Sports Facility steering group.

'It's all ours'

'It's all ours'

They met when she was a marching girl and he was a piper.

Binge drinking led to death, coroner finds

Binge drinking led to death, coroner finds

A night of ''binge drinking'' before a mountain biking trip led to the the death of Dunedin furniture remover Philip Ross Bergman (27), according to Otago-Southland Coroner David Crerar.

$220 million Haast road plan to be explained in full

The group behind plans for a $220 million Haast-Hollyford toll road in South Westland will spell out their proposal to the local authorities involved at a meeting in Greymouth this afternoon.