Cycling, alcohol, council charges and requests for funding
were the main subjects raised by submitters at the Queenstown
Lakes District Council's annual plan hearing in Wanaka on
A house rental company in Wanaka could fill another 20 houses
with tenants, if the houses were available.
A fleet of ambulances and helicopters rescued seven tourists
from a motor vehicle crash on the Haast Pass road, State
Highway 6, about 10km north of Makarora yesterday.
Contact Energy has made a date with Lake Hawea residents to
explain how lake levels are being affected by changes in
electricity supply and demand.
Two English doctors were the first on the scene after a
four-wheel-drive vehicle overturned on State Highway 6, 3km
south of Luggate about 12.30pm yesterday.
A bit of pressure applied in the right place and slabs of
schist at the Cluden Stone Quarry snap apart as cleanly as if
they were ice.
Sections in the last big chunk of Wanaka with lake and
mountain views could be on the market by Christmas.
Wanaka Airport's first resident corporate jet has taken up a
prime position on the airport apron.
The developers of the big new Northlake residential
subdivision have been granted consent to dig up soil
contaminated with timber preservatives from one part of the
subdivision and bury it in another part.
Wanaka falcon advocate Mary Chaffey yesterday reminded
poultry owners falcons are a protected species.
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