Mark Price

Smile, you're nicked!

Smile, you're nicked!

A smart-thinking laptop has landed an Invercargill man in trouble.

Overseas buyer for station

A buyer has been found for a Lake Hawea high country station involved for several years in controversial public access issues.

Tube conveys newbies to perfect opening day (+ video)

Tube conveys newbies to perfect opening day (+ video)

At last. The ski world has caught up with The Jetsons.

Travelling under cover

Travelling under cover

Skiers at the Cardrona Alpine Resort will get a break from wind and snow while riding the "magic carpet'' up the learners' slope this season.

One family’s departure expected to cut crime

One family’s departure expected to cut crime

The departure from Wanaka of a single family is expected to improve the town's crime statistics.

New jetty on way

Lake Wanaka boaties will have a new place to get on and off their boats this Christmas.

Board supports lakefront plan

Board supports lakefront plan

A "high-level strategy'' to develop the 1.7km strip of land between Wanaka's township and lake received the backing of the Wanaka Community Board this week.

$400,000 for tourism operators

$400,000 for tourism operators

Two Lakes District tourism-related businesses will receive a total of $400,000 through the Government's "tourism growth partnership''.

Centre opening likely dry

Champagne, or any other alcoholic beverage, appears unlikely to play any part in the official opening of the Wanaka Recreation Centre, formerly known as the Wanaka Sports Facility.

Lakefront planning on agenda

The Wanaka Community Board will consider at its meeting today adopting a 20-30-year development plan for "activity zones'' around the Wanaka lakefront.