The 1080 poison programme in Mt Aspiring National Park starts
at 5am today, weather permitting.
ABOUT 10,000 litres of beer were spilled in an incident at
the Wanaka Beerworks premises at Wanaka Airport early
Coroner Richard McElrea is recommending anglers wear
inflatable life jackets.
Fish and Game New Zealand has been quick to support coroner
Richard McElrea in his call for anglers to wear life jackets.
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Buildings on one of Queenstown's main downtown thoroughfares
and in parts of Wanaka are likely to be a little taller in
years to come.
Supporters of plans for a new watersports facility on the
Lake Wanaka foreshore got two pieces of good news yesterday.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has delayed plans to
raise charges for some leased car parks in central
The ''Battle for our birds'' programme moves next month to
the Mt Aspiring National Park, near Wanaka, where bait laced
with 1080 poison will be spread by helicopter over 46,500ha.
State Highway 6 through the Haast Pass should be back to
normal next week for the first time since a slip at Diana
Falls in September last year.
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