Mark Price

Dairying water quality concern spurs trust idea

Dairying water quality concern spurs trust idea

A group of Upper Clutha residents concerned about the effects of dairying on water quality in the area's waterways is considering setting up a trust to enable better monitoring.

Museum giving dolls free rein

Museum giving dolls free rein

At the moment, it is all in the minds of Jason Rhodes and his mother, Lyn, of Wanaka's National Transport and Toy Museum, but in 18 months most of it should be a reality.

Haast-Hollyford road line legal status 'never been clear'

The debate over the legal status of the Haast-Hollyford road line appears to have reached an impasse.

'Godzone' team race

Another major multisport event is being added to a crowded Wanaka summer calendar.

Big names behind new multisport event

Big names behind new multisport event

Another international multisport event is being planned for the Wanaka area - and it has some big names behind it.

Treble Cone skifield commitment reaffirmed

Majority shareholder in Wanaka's Treble Cone skifield John Darby this week reaffirmed his commitment to the business, despite standing down from the skifield company's board.

Fine day for 'magic carpet' ride

Fine day for 'magic carpet' ride

It could have been spring at Cardrona Alpine Resort yesterday as the skifield opened for the season in bright sunshine and warm temperatures.

Council's Lakeview plan called 'lame duck'

Expect a big debate about convention centres at next Thursday's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Skiers in lap of weather gods

Whatever the weather delivered last night will have a major bearing on whether the Cardrona Alpine Resort turns on its chairlifts for skiers tomorrow.

Plethora of suggestions on lake shore

Plethora of suggestions on lake shore

The Lake Wanaka foreshore should be smoke-free, have more native plants and animals, a boardwalk, a band rotunda, more freedom camping areas and more, or some say less, commercial development.