Mark Price

Row tow woes - boats break in Lindis crash

Row tow woes - boats break in Lindis crash

A vehicle towing eight rowing skiffs on a trailer overturned about 4km south of the summit of the Lindis Pass about 10am yesterday.

Experts disagree but monorail over

Experts disagree but monorail over

In one corner, Wellington management consultant Ian Dickson; in the other corner, Auckland economist Fraser Colegrave.

Haast-Hollyford route status far from clear

Haast-Hollyford route status far from clear

''Who removed the Haast-Hollyford road reserve from the official maps in 1989-90, and did they do it legally?''

Three Parks project begins

Three Parks project begins

After 12 years of planning, the heavy machinery has begun rearranging the landscape on the outskirts of Wanaka for the new 100ha Three Parks commercial, recreational and residential development.

Hollyford road 'last one standing'

Hollyford road 'last one standing'

The Fiordland Link Monorail was assigned to history's dustbin yesterday.

Replace us, board says

Replace us, board says

The Wanaka Primary School board of trustees is asking the Ministry of Education to replace it with a commissioner.

Seeking Ombudsman's help

Seeking Ombudsman's help

The Wanaka man unhappy at the Government's allocation of passes to next year's Gallipoli centennial commemoration has taken his complaint to the Office of the Ombudsman.

Support for a watersports amenity

A steady stream of members of the public took the chance yesterday to find out more about the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed Wanaka lakefront reserves management plan.

Counting the cost of injuries

Counting the cost of injuries

Television viewers love it and young people consider it so cool it is ''sick''. But slopestyle skiing and snowboarding - the new sport at the Sochi Winter Olympics - has at least one highly-placed medical official worried by the injury toll. Mark Price reports.

Council retains leashing rules

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has stopped short of including in its new draft dog bylaw a rule requiring owners to have their dogs on a leash on sports grounds.