Mark Price

$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.

Vandals trash 11-year-old's apple stand

Vandals trash 11-year-old's apple stand

It had started out so well.

'Stymied' in kiwifruit export plan

'Stymied' in kiwifruit export plan

Wanaka businessman Bob Robertson claims he is being stymied over a $250 million plan to grow and export kiwifruit to China.

Fruit shaping up well in vineyards

Fruit shaping up well in vineyards

A month without rain or frosts would be just the icing on the cake for Central Otago winemakers after a good autumn growing season.

Tours unable to continue

Tours unable to continue

New Zealand's only snowmobile touring operation has been shut down.

Car ended up over bank

Car ended up over bank

The two people airlifted to Dunedin Hospital after their car was involved in a head-on crash on State Highway 6 near Makarora on Tuesday evening were tourists - a 57-year-old man from Denmark and a 59-year-old woman from Hong Kong.

Rare Rickenbacker on block

Rare Rickenbacker on block

Only 35,000 were made, only a handful were right-hand-drive and only one is known to be in New Zealand.

Gigatown trumps independence

A group intent on making Wanaka independent of the Queenstown Lakes District Council has changed tack for the moment.

Crash victim upset at tourist's 'light' sentence

Crash victim upset at tourist's 'light' sentence

A Wanaka man is upset at what he considers a very light sentence imposed on an Israeli driver who caused a serious crash on State Highway 6 at Gibbston on March 5.

Vintage chopper squadron idea

Vintage chopper squadron idea

A Wanaka man is floating the idea of forming a squadron of vintage helicopters.