Mark Price

Nasa keen for own facility at airport

Tricky autumn wind conditions have not put Nasa off Wanaka Airport as a launch site for giant super-pressure balloons.

Wants chance to bid for airport

Wants chance to bid for airport

A Wanaka businessman wants the chance to bid for Wanaka Airport if the Queenstown Lakes District Council decides to sell it.

Major changes mooted for airport

Major changes mooted for airport

More land, more runway, more hangars, more passengers, bigger fees and a change of ownership are in the wind for Wanaka Airport.

Dean trying to sway decision: Haworth

Waitaki Member of Parliament Jacqui Dean has been accused of attempting to influence the decision of two independent resource consent commissioners in favour of Wanaka celebrity cook Annabel Langbein.

Pipers spread thinly throughout district

Pipers spread thinly throughout district

So many services; so few pipers.

Wide opportunities with cyber defence

Wide opportunities with cyber defence In the industry that builds jet fighters, missiles and submarines, the Pacific is seen as a growth area.

Langbein garden emerges as a consent issue

Langbein garden emerges as a consent issue

It appears as though celebrity chef Annabel Langbein will need to get her garden in order to have a chance of gaining resource consent for new buildings on her 9ha property overlooking Dublin Bay, Lake Wanaka.

Changes not sufficient to win support

Changes not sufficient to win support

Celebrity cook Annabel Langbein has changed her plans for her Dublin Bay property, near Wanaka, but has still not done enough to satisfy Queenstown Lakes District Council planners.

Wind again stops balloon launch

Wind again stops balloon launch

The  ‘‘she'll be right'' New Zealand attitude to things does not seem to be rubbing off on Nasa.

Worker housing call

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean is urging the Queenstown Lakes District Council to ‘‘step up'' over worker accommodation in Wanaka.