Mark Price

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.

Claim centres left in limbo over TV recycling scheme

The Government has been accused of making a mess of its television set recycling efforts.

Doc looking into land partnership

The Department of Conservation is investigating whether Contact Energy land along the Clutha River could be owned in a partnership.

Contact not willing to give Upper Clutha land to Doc

Contact not willing to give Upper Clutha land to Doc

Contact Energy has ruled out giving more than 100ha of land along the Clutha River to the Department of Conservation.