Mark Price

All in readiness for big airshow

All in readiness for big airshow

The Vampire has landed, the Messerschmitt is assembled, the Kittyhawk, the Avenger and the Harvards are in the plane park, and the weather is expected to improve.

Messerschmitt arrives from English base

Messerschmitt arrives from English base

It is worth $4million, it is one of just five in the world and it should be ready to fly for the first time in Wanaka at any moment.

Club to ‘keep pushing’ for underpass

Club to ‘keep pushing’ for underpass

The Wanaka Golf Club is seeking support for the building of an underpass beneath Ballantyne Rd connecting the two parts of its course.

Sections sell like hot cakes

Sections sell like hot cakes

Willowridge Developments staff member Hannah Whelan adds another sold sticker to the board at the company's Timsfield subdivision in Lake Hawea on Wednesday night.

Community house spat

Community house spat

From a town with no community house to one with two.

Club pushes ski lake plan

Club pushes ski lake plan

Too much boat traffic and too much wind on Lake Wanaka has led to a proposal for a purpose-built water-ski lake near Albert Town.

Apology to au pair from Immigration

Apology to au pair from Immigration

Immigration New Zealand has apologised to the French au pair put in a Queenstown police cell for the night late last year and then deported because of concerns she might babysit while on holiday with her Australian employers and their two young children.

Wanaka A&P Show

Wanaka A&P Show The Wanaka A&P Show opened yesterday in cool but sunny conditions with a good-sized crowd. Wanaka reporter Mark Price and photographer Peter McIntosh went along to catch some of the action. 

Varina plan opposed

Wanaka property company Varina Proprietary Ltd took a drubbing from its neighbours in submissions given at a resource consent hearing in Wanaka yesterday.

Sports facility water takes priority

Sports facility water takes priority

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is diverting $507,214 from two water system projects to ensure the new Wanaka sports facility has water when it opens on July 1.