Mark Price

Property developer fails in legal bid

Property developer fails in legal bid

One of the two property developers vying to have the Wanaka community swimming pool built in their part of the town has failed in a legal bid to have a public consultation document amended.

No plans for air passenger service

Queenstown airport might be struggling to keep up with increased demand but that does not mean passengers are likely to be offered flights to Wanaka Airport soon.

Council ends battle over road barrier

Council ends battle over road barrier

The Queenstown-Lakes District Council has given up its long-running legal battle to secure the public's right to use Mead Rd, which runs across Hunter Valley Station beside the northwestern shore of Lake Hawea.

Work to do before building starts

Fulton Hogan hopes to be ready to build its sludge-drying plant near Luggate in about three or four months.

Efforts by the book

Efforts by the book

Anna Mackay and Sarah Shore have achieved the impossible.

Pool offer by Northlake

Pool offer by Northlake

The developers of the huge Northlake subdivision planned for a site northeast of Wanaka are making a concerted bid to host the town's proposed multimillion-dollar community swimming pool.

NZ should stay out of war: terrorism expert

NZ should stay out of war: terrorism expert

The New Zealand Government should stay out of the United States-led war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (IS) in the view of visiting terrorism expert, Italian journalist and author Loretta Napoleoni.

Biking review likely

The rules for motorcyclists on Lake Hawea Station are likely to change after an unusual crash involving three trail bike riders on Sunday.

QLDC culture impediment to local economy: developer

QLDC culture impediment to local economy: developer

Wanaka developer Allan Dippie describes the culture of the Queenstown Lakes District Council as ''one of the biggest impediments to the local economy'' - an assertion the council disputes.

IS not alone in barbarity

Terrorism expert Loretta Napoleoni describes the beheading of Western hostages as ''barbarous'' but points out decapitation is not confined to Islamic State (IS).