Mark Price

New jetty on way

Lake Wanaka boaties will have a new place to get on and off their boats this Christmas.

Board supports lakefront plan

Board supports lakefront plan

A "high-level strategy'' to develop the 1.7km strip of land between Wanaka's township and lake received the backing of the Wanaka Community Board this week.

$400,000 for tourism operators

$400,000 for tourism operators

Two Lakes District tourism-related businesses will receive a total of $400,000 through the Government's "tourism growth partnership''.

Centre opening likely dry

Champagne, or any other alcoholic beverage, appears unlikely to play any part in the official opening of the Wanaka Recreation Centre, formerly known as the Wanaka Sports Facility.

Lakefront planning on agenda

The Wanaka Community Board will consider at its meeting today adopting a 20-30-year development plan for "activity zones'' around the Wanaka lakefront.

Amended site fails to please all

Amended site fails to please all

The idea of shifting the site for the proposed watersports building on the Lake Wanaka foreshore a few metres has not changed the views of one of the main objectors.

Hawea house badly damaged in blaze

Hawea house badly damaged in blaze

Crews were called out to fight a house fire in Hawea this evening.

Challenging the procedure

Challenging the procedure

The big issue for the Queenstown Lakes District Council this year has been ‘‘affordable'' housing - or, more correctly, the lack of it. Otago Daily Times Wanaka bureau chief Mark Price asks Wanaka's Willowridge Developments Ltd property developer Allan Dippie for ideas on what more the council can do to help.

Course criticised by outgoing club pro

Course criticised by outgoing club pro

DepartingWanaka Golf Club professional Garth Domigan has taken a swing at the management and the course of the club where he has worked for the past 10 years.

'Clean' new logo for Wanaka

'Clean' new logo for Wanaka

A new brand and logo to promote Wanaka in the tourism world was unveiled by Lake Wanaka Tourism last night.