Three weeks ago, a young couple - one from Auckland and one
from Alaska - turned up on the doorstep of Devon Dairy Farms,
at Hawea Flat, near Wanaka, and approached manager Mike
Police in Wanaka are interviewing the driver of a white four
wheel drive utility in connection with their inquiry into the
death of a motorist on SH6 between Wanaka and Lake Hawea
early on Thursday morning.
The new Queenstown Lakes District Council is likely to be
asked to help carry out more research into the district's
future energy needs.
Department of Conservation staff went gold-fishing in Albert
Town yesterday, hauling more than 100 of the fish from the
Wanaka suburb's Riverside Park pond.
Perfect Woman competition organiser Hannah Jones (24) is
waiting for the traditional last-minute stampede of women
keen to compete in the Labour Weekend event in Wanaka.
Among all the Johns (3), Tonys (3) and Davids (3) who claimed
the top jobs in last Saturday's local government elections,
there was only a sprinkling of Liannes, Julies, Margarets and
Eight hundred South Island tourism operators have now been
instructed on how not to disrespect Chinese tourists -
including ways to avoid provoking ''tactical anger''.
Incumbent Queenstown Lakes District Council deputy mayor Lyal
Cocks, of Wanaka, has retained the position for a second
The Diana Falls slip on State Highway 6 is disrupting the
migration of whitebaiters from Otago and Southland to the
Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Vanessa van Uden is expected
to announce her choice of deputy mayor today.
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