Mark Price

Amended site fails to please all

Amended site fails to please all

The idea of shifting the site for the proposed watersports building on the Lake Wanaka foreshore a few metres has not changed the views of one of the main objectors.

Hawea house badly damaged in blaze

Hawea house badly damaged in blaze

Crews were called out to fight a house fire in Hawea this evening.

Challenging the procedure

Challenging the procedure

The big issue for the Queenstown Lakes District Council this year has been ‘‘affordable'' housing - or, more correctly, the lack of it. Otago Daily Times Wanaka bureau chief Mark Price asks Wanaka's Willowridge Developments Ltd property developer Allan Dippie for ideas on what more the council can do to help.

Course criticised by outgoing club pro

Course criticised by outgoing club pro

DepartingWanaka Golf Club professional Garth Domigan has taken a swing at the management and the course of the club where he has worked for the past 10 years.

'Clean' new logo for Wanaka

'Clean' new logo for Wanaka

A new brand and logo to promote Wanaka in the tourism world was unveiled by Lake Wanaka Tourism last night.

Track building funds sought

Cycling, alcohol, council charges and requests for funding were the main subjects raised by submitters at the Queenstown Lakes District Council's annual plan hearing in Wanaka on Wednesday.

Agent says rentals in high demand

A house rental company in Wanaka could fill another 20 houses with tenants, if the houses were available.

Seven tourists hurt in crash near Makarora

Seven tourists hurt in crash near Makarora

A fleet of ambulances and helicopters rescued seven tourists from a motor vehicle crash on the Haast Pass road, State Highway 6, about 10km north of Makarora yesterday.

Lake levels of concern

Lake levels of concern

Contact Energy has made a date with Lake Hawea residents to explain how lake levels are being affected by changes in electricity supply and demand.

Touring doctors first on scene

Touring doctors first on scene

Two English doctors were the first on the scene after a four-wheel-drive vehicle overturned on State Highway 6, 3km south of Luggate about 12.30pm yesterday.