Mark Price

‘Career guide’ mourned by peers

‘Career guide’ mourned by peers

Russell Braddock, the New Zealand mountaineer killed in an avalanche in the French Alps on Monday, was well known in the Wanaka and Mt Cook areas.

Unseasonal weather delays opening day

Unseasonal weather delays opening day

Warm weather has put paid to Treble Cone Ski Area's plans to open for the season tomorrow.

Forum on Freedom Camping Act

Forum on Freedom Camping Act

The "big holes'' in the 2011 Freedom Camping Act will be a talking point at an invitation-only forum in Wanaka today.

Skydiving operation sold conditionally

Skydiving operation sold conditionally

Skydive Wanaka Ltd has signed a conditional agreement to sell its business to Australian-owned Skydive The Beach Group for $10.4million.

Truck carrying milk overturns

Truck carrying milk overturns

If there is a shortage of milk in Wanaka and Queenstown today, then this is likely to be the explanation.

Results soon from teen alcohol survey

Results soon from teen alcohol survey

The Wanaka Alcohol Group should get the first results from an online survey of the drinking habits of the town's teenagers by the end of this month.

Mongol Motor Rally beckons

Mongol Motor Rally beckons

Otago's entrant in the 16,000km Mongol Motor Rally is counting down the days to the start in England on July 16.

Digging success

Digging success

Maija Onzule (27) has a goal.

Trust gains consent to build community house

Trust gains consent to build community house

The Wanaka Community House Charitable Trust has been granted resource consent to build its new multimillion-dollar facility in the grounds of St Columba's Anglican Church, in McDougall St.

Wanaka balloon

Wanaka balloon

Wanaka, Nasa's super-pressure balloon is closing in on a significant milestone.