Mark Price

Busy weekend with A&P show, Motatapu event, rodeo

Busy weekend with A&P show, Motatapu event, rodeo

A trifecta of public events are expected to make this weekend one of the busiest of the year for Wanaka.

Fewer overseas drivers crashing

The number of crashes on Otago roads involving overseas licence holders is on the way down.

Family, merinos at show without fail

Family, merinos at show without fail

There has been an A&P Show in Wanaka every year since 1933 and every year, without fail, the Gibson family from Tarras has been there.

Heavy horses

Heavy horses

Two concrete draught horses bound for Luggate are almost ready for their first coat of stain.

Court order sought

The Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society has gone to the Environment Court to stop further cultivation of 590ha of land above the Clutha River at south Hawea Flat.

Vintage experience

Vintage experience

Air traffic above Wanaka and Lake Hawea will increase over the next few days as 45 Americans are treated to flights in vintage aircraft.

Cultivation legal opinion sought

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking a legal opinion over the cultivation of land at south Hawea Flat, near Wanaka.

Counting on secret remedy

Counting on secret remedy

One of those on board the storm-struck naval vessel HMNZS Wellington is the ''world's worst'' sailor - Wanaka helicopter pilot and pensioner Peter Garden (67).

Library files put back in system

The Queenstown District Council had to call on Wanaka library staff it made redundant last year to help restore its computer system.

Free to pursue dream

Free to pursue dream

Otago's first same-sex couple to be married are moving to the United States, taking advantage of the recent change there in attitude and laws concerning gay marriage.