Mark Price

Lookout kept for encumbered bird

Lookout kept for encumbered bird

A watch is being kept on Lake Wanaka for a great crested grebe with a plastic ring around its neck.

'Held in incredibly high esteem'

'Held in incredibly high esteem'

It took a while for Gena Bagley to accept that she might be considered a local hero.

On the hunt for a new vintage

On the hunt for a new vintage

At the merest hint of a celebration of an historic event, members of the vintage car fraternity are expected to - and are delighted to - roll up with skinny tyres, crank handles, bonnets and deerstalker hats.

Sites near Wanaka go on sale

Sites near Wanaka go on sale

A 343ha land development on the outskirts of Wanaka has been put up for sale.

‘Swan song’ gets the smiles

‘Swan song’ gets the smiles

As Peter and Marilyn Duncan, of Wanaka, prepare to launch their boat at Glendhu Bay, another boatie draws up in his four-wheel drive and leans out the window.

Going country for New Year’s Eve

Going country for New Year’s Eve

There will be a bonanza of country music in the Upper Clutha on New Year's Eve.

Harbourmaster could take action over paddleboarder’s style

Harbourmaster could take action over paddleboarder’s style

Lake Hawea paddleboarder Jude Battson could be on the receiving end of an infringement notice for not wearing a life jacket when photographed by the Otago Daily Times.

Life jacket bylaw irks paddle board enthusiast

Life jacket bylaw irks paddle board enthusiast

Former Queenstown Lakes district councillor Jude Battson is standing up for paddleboarders who do not want to wear life jackets.

Surprise fire engine special delivery

Surprise fire engine special delivery

The Glendhu Bay Motor Camp has a fire truck again.

Counting days until guillotine weir gets chop

Counting days until guillotine weir gets chop

The Otago Fish and Game Council is looking forward to the day when the guillotine weir on Quartz Creek, near Wanaka, gets the chop.