Mark Price

Winged Australian visitor migrates 2000km

Winged Australian visitor migrates 2000km

A migrating moth considered a delicacy in parts of Australia has been blown across the Tasman to Cardrona.

Motorbike injures cyclists

Motorbike injures cyclists

The speed a motorcyclist was travelling is being investigated by police following a crash on Crown Range Rd on Saturday afternoon.

This time, race goes swimmingly

This time, race goes swimmingly

Calm weather and more entries than expected have given organisers of the inaugural The Ruby swimming festival in Lake Wanaka the boost they needed.

Cyclists injured in Crown Range crash

Cyclists injured in Crown Range crash

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.

Leaves wilt in dry weather

Leaves wilt in dry weather

Several trees in Wanaka's Pembroke Park are dead or dying for want of water.

Dry more than match for irrigation systems

Dry more than match for irrigation systems

The sun and wind are sucking up water from Upper Clutha land faster than the pivot irrigators can put it on.

Nervous eye on forecasts as 'Ruby' swim event nears

Nervous eye on forecasts as 'Ruby' swim event nears

A year ago, strong winds on Lake Wanaka forced the cancellation of the inaugural "The Ruby'' lake swim, around Ruby Island.

Two people airlifted off mountains

Two people injured in falls near Wanaka yesterday were rescued by helicopters.

Lookout kept for encumbered bird

Lookout kept for encumbered bird

A watch is being kept on Lake Wanaka for a great crested grebe with a plastic ring around its neck.

'Held in incredibly high esteem'

'Held in incredibly high esteem'

It took a while for Gena Bagley to accept that she might be considered a local hero.