Mark Price

Pilots go as far as they can

Pilots go as far as they can

Four Russian tourists arrived in Wanaka this week - in their own helicopters, which they had flown from their home country.

Multisport: Inaugural Defiance ready to go

Multisport: Inaugural Defiance ready to go

Thirty-five two-person teams will put a new multisport product to the test tomorrow when they line up for the first Red Bull Defiance adventure race.

Burn-off could send TradeMe founder to court

Burn-off could send TradeMe founder to court

A prosecution could be in the wind for the owner of Wanaka's Hillend Station, TradeMe founder Sam Morgan, after a burn-off on his property on Tuesday blanketed the town in smoke.

Community pool options up for discussion

Community pool options up for discussion

Wanaka community swimming pool options could cost the town's ratepayers as little as an extra $3.06 a year or as much as $240.26 a year.

Property developer fails in legal bid

Property developer fails in legal bid

One of the two property developers vying to have the Wanaka community swimming pool built in their part of the town has failed in a legal bid to have a public consultation document amended.

No plans for air passenger service

Queenstown airport might be struggling to keep up with increased demand but that does not mean passengers are likely to be offered flights to Wanaka Airport soon.

Council ends battle over road barrier

Council ends battle over road barrier

The Queenstown-Lakes District Council has given up its long-running legal battle to secure the public's right to use Mead Rd, which runs across Hunter Valley Station beside the northwestern shore of Lake Hawea.

Work to do before building starts

Fulton Hogan hopes to be ready to build its sludge-drying plant near Luggate in about three or four months.

Efforts by the book

Efforts by the book

Anna Mackay and Sarah Shore have achieved the impossible.

Pool offer by Northlake

Pool offer by Northlake

The developers of the huge Northlake subdivision planned for a site northeast of Wanaka are making a concerted bid to host the town's proposed multimillion-dollar community swimming pool.