Mark Price

Chance to take Aston Martin for spin on ice

Potential clients of Aston Martin will have a chance to try out the British sports car manufacturer's product on ice this winter.

Cat fighting for life after shooting

Milo the cat, described by co-owner Jill Herbert as a ‘‘tough cookie'', has been left fighting for his life after being shot in Wanaka on Sunday.

Time off no holiday for top freeskier

Time off no holiday for top freeskier

Central Otago sportsperson of the year Janina Kuzma is looking forward to her first winter in 10 years without a single competitive event on her calendar.

Luggate sludge station stalled

Luggate sludge station stalled

Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District Council staff are working on a plan that could lead to all the region's sewage sludge being converted into fertiliser on one site. But, as Mark Price reports, that could leave a QLDC proposal for a Luggate sludge plant high and dry.

Planned $5.3m penthouse to go on sale

Planned $5.3m penthouse to go on sale

A proposed new penthouse apartment with a price tag of $5.3 million is due to go on the market in Wanaka shortly.

Berl report called into question

Federated Farmers New Zealand has described as "flimsy'' assessments done for the Otago Regional Council on the economic impact of setting a minimum flow for the Lindis River.

On way to Everest bid

A group of 10 clients, four guides, 34 sherpas, one doctor and a base-camp manager from Wanaka-based Adventure Consultants is trekking through Nepal towards Mt Everest in readiness for a summit attempt next month.

Wanaka team in the zone

Wanaka team in the zone

Wanaka's Torpedo 7 team was holding third place yesterday in the 530km Godzone Adventure Race, being held in the Tasman-Nelson Lakes area.

‘Opposing winds’ keep Nasa balloon on ground

Despite perfect, calm weather at ground level, Nasa has again delayed the launch of its super pressure balloon from Wanaka Airport.

Planes in the wars at Wanaka (+ video)

Planes in the wars at Wanaka (+ video)

The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating why a Harvard crashed after landing at Wanaka Airport about 9.30am yesterday.