Mark Price

Contamination warning not affecting work in South

The milk powder contamination threat does not appear to have had an effect on the Department of Conservation's 1080 poisoning programme in the South, although there have been delays put down to weather and technical problems.

Rallying round

Rallying round

Dozens of vintage and veteran cars travelled over the Haast Pass yesterday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand's first international rally in 1965, which followed the same route.

Nasa balloon set to go up at Wanaka

Nasa balloon set to go up at Wanaka

Five days from now, Nasa hopes to launch a 4.5-tonne ''super pressure balloon'' from Wanaka Airport.

Rally rerun in Studebaker

Rally rerun in Studebaker

In 1965, David Lane, of Mt Eden, Auckland, drove over the Haast Pass.

Consent sought for skifield track

Consent sought for skifield track

Plans for a new Southern Lakes skifield have taken another step forward.

Consultant says Northlake surplus

Wanaka does not need Northlake, and there are potential costs to the community in having an over-supply of sections.

Wingsuit flier completes descent from Rob Roy

Wingsuit flier completes descent from Rob Roy

Lake Hawea wingsuit flier David Walden has pulled off another series of three base jumps that rank among the biggest achieved in New Zealand.

Kingston Flyer offered a home

Kingston Flyer offered a home

The owner of the National Transport and Toy Museum at Wanaka Airport, Jason Rhodes, has offered to provide the Kingston Flyer with a final resting place.

Adventure racing: Seagate appreciates calm after the storm

Adventure racing: Seagate appreciates calm after the storm

A few ''funky foot things'' and a bit of a cold was as bad as it got for Queenstown's Team Seagate, which crossed the Godzone Adventure Race finish line in Wanaka yesterday afternoon.

Hearing begins on Northlake

Hearing begins on Northlake

The question of whether Wanaka needs another 1500 sections ''goes to the heart'' of an Environment Court appeal being heard in Wanaka this week.