Mark Price

Slip work to finish next month

Slip work to finish next month

The completion date for repairs to the Diana Falls slip on State Highway 6, the Haast Pass, has been pushed back a month.

Appeal filed over Northlake

Appeal filed over Northlake

A group of Wanaka residents is appealing to the Environment Court to stop the major new Northlake residential subdivision going ahead.

Economic report: small towns missed

Economic report: small towns missed

Where are Glenorchy, Kingston, Lake Hawea, Hawea Flat, Luggate and Makarora - and Gigatown - in a new economic development strategy consultation report produced for the Queenstown Lakes District Council?

Ministry to seek views on schooling

Ministry to seek views on schooling

The Ministry of Education will consult on Wanaka's education needs before the end of the year.

Airport addition

Airport addition

Sir Tim Wallis yesterday had the honour of adding a rhododendron to improvements being made to the entrance to Wanaka Airport.

Northburn fire victim named

Northburn fire victim named

Police have today released the name of the man who died in a vegetation fire on Northburn Station, near Cromwell, on Wednesday night.

Pool options up for more consultation

Pool options up for more consultation

The location of the Wanaka community swimming pool is one of the questions going back out for public consultation.

Concept plans; now for the money

Concept plans; now for the money

The Wanaka Community House Trust might still have $2.8 million of fund-raising to do, but chairwoman Dame Sukhi Turner hopes a start on the building can be made next year.

Counters of dead white tails wanted

Counters of dead white tails wanted

Southern Lakes deerstalkers concerned about white tail deer in the Glenorchy area, at the head of Lake Wakatipu, are being asked to volunteer to count dead animals following the Department of Conservation's drop of 1080 poison there.

Sled dogs show their pace

Sled dogs show their pace

More than a hundred of the country's best sled dogs have been wagging their way through a series of races at the Snow Farm on the Pisa Range near Cardrona over the past few days.