A migrating moth considered a delicacy in parts of Australia
has been blown across the Tasman to Cardrona.
The speed a motorcyclist was travelling is being investigated
by police following a crash on Crown Range Rd on Saturday
Calm weather and more entries than expected have given
organisers of the inaugural The Ruby swimming festival in
Lake Wanaka the boost they needed.
Two cyclists were taken to Lakes District Hospital following
a crash with a motorcycle on the Crown Range, about six
kilometres south of Cardrona, early this afternoon.
Several trees in Wanaka's Pembroke Park are dead or dying for
want of water.
The sun and wind are sucking up water from Upper Clutha land
faster than the pivot irrigators can put it on.
A year ago, strong winds on Lake Wanaka forced the
cancellation of the inaugural "The Ruby'' lake swim, around
Two people injured in falls near Wanaka yesterday were
rescued by helicopters.
A watch is being kept on Lake Wanaka for a great crested
grebe with a plastic ring around its neck.
It took a while for Gena Bagley to accept that she might be
considered a local hero.
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