Mark Price

Swimmers say pool concern overstated

Some Wanaka swimmers say they are more concerned about the dangers of icy Upper Clutha roads than earthquakes.

Couple's silence irks locals

Couple's silence irks locals

The Queenstown couple behind the Northlake development on the edge of Wanaka declined to discuss it with the Otago Daily Times yesterday.

Council 'moving quickly' over pool options

Late yesterday afternoon, Wanaka went from a town without a swimming pool to a town with two swimming pools in prospect.

Society questions council's consent process

Society questions council's consent process

The Upper Clutha Environmental Society believes the Queenstown Lakes District Council is denying the public the chance to have a say on some potentially contentious resource consent applications.

Cascade River journey's end for Amor on bulldozer track

Crossing the Cascade River in South Westland is something that would be beyond even a 1970s Holden station wagon, it seems.

'Perfect storm' of a traffic problem

Police plan to take a closer look at traffic issues on the Crown Range Rd at the turnoff to the Cardrona Alpine Resort skifield.

Scores of skiers sent away

Scores of skiers sent away

The World Cup final appears to have cost some football fans a day's skiing yesterday.

Bras taken from 'fun' fence

Bras taken from 'fun' fence

The bra fence in the Cardrona Valley has been ransacked again and hundreds of bras were removed one night last week.

Twenty course participants bringing home the bacon

Twenty course participants bringing home the bacon

Question: Which part of the pig costs $100 a kilogram, is found in the pet section of the supermarket and is apparently very nice sliced and deep fried?

Space study lab floats up on balloon

Space study lab floats up on balloon

An amazingly huge helium-filled balloon belonging to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) is likely to be launched from Wanaka Airport sometime in March next year.