Mark Price

Fruit shaping up well in vineyards

Fruit shaping up well in vineyards

A month without rain or frosts would be just the icing on the cake for Central Otago winemakers after a good autumn growing season.

Tours unable to continue

Tours unable to continue

New Zealand's only snowmobile touring operation has been shut down.

Car ended up over bank

Car ended up over bank

The two people airlifted to Dunedin Hospital after their car was involved in a head-on crash on State Highway 6 near Makarora on Tuesday evening were tourists - a 57-year-old man from Denmark and a 59-year-old woman from Hong Kong.

Rare Rickenbacker on block

Rare Rickenbacker on block

Only 35,000 were made, only a handful were right-hand-drive and only one is known to be in New Zealand.

Gigatown trumps independence

A group intent on making Wanaka independent of the Queenstown Lakes District Council has changed tack for the moment.

Crash victim upset at tourist's 'light' sentence

Crash victim upset at tourist's 'light' sentence

A Wanaka man is upset at what he considers a very light sentence imposed on an Israeli driver who caused a serious crash on State Highway 6 at Gibbston on March 5.

Vintage chopper squadron idea

Vintage chopper squadron idea

A Wanaka man is floating the idea of forming a squadron of vintage helicopters.

Court date for hearing

The Environment Court will begin a two-day hearing of a Hawea Flat land dispute in the Queenstown Court on March 24.

Taxiway first

Taxiway first

New taxiways are being constructed at Wanaka Airport from a material not previously used at a New Zealand airport.

Volunteers sought by police

Wanaka police are seeking volunteers to join a new community patrol.