Mark Price

Facilities upgrade at park

Facilities upgrade at park

The new leaseholders of the Wanaka Lakeview Holiday Park, in Brownston St, Wanaka, are in the ''hurry up and wait'' phase of a major upgrade.

Possum control need queried

Possum control need queried

Last year, 9838 possums were killed throughout New Zealand and then checked for tuberculosis.

Climbers' return best help, Cotter says

Wanaka-based Adventure Consultants plans to return to Nepal with climbing teams in September or October, once the monsoon is over.

Shelter urgent need in Nepal

Shelter urgent need in Nepal

With the monsoon about to begin in the Himalayas, shelter is the most urgent need in Nepal, according to mountaineer and Adventure Consultants chief executive Guy Cotter, who is now back in Wanaka.

Clear sailing for extension

A proposal to extend the Wanaka Yacht and Power Boat Club building in Roys Bay appears set to clear another hurdle.

There's snow place like home

There's snow place like home

The Albert Town Camping Ground's half dozen camp sites - consisting of caravans, buses and even tents - are the semi-permanent homes of a small, but hardy group of people who say they are there for the lifestyle. Mark Price reports.

Seeking road less travelled

Seeking road less travelled

Travelling from Cardrona to Makarora or from Tarras to Glendhu Bay without setting foot, or bicycle tyre or horse's hoof on a road is the vision contained in a newly completed strategy for tracks in the Upper Clutha.

Paint spills in Lake Wanaka

Paint spills in Lake Wanaka

Two litres of paint that fell off the back of a painter's vehicle yesterday ended up in Lake Wanaka.

Non-toxic bait forerunner to 1080 drop

Six helicopters spread 23 tonnes of non-toxic cereal bait on the mountains and valleys around Makarora yesterday.

520 turn out for third health meeting

520 turn out for third health meeting

A crowd of 520 Upper Clutha people last night lent their weight to the campaign to not only maintain Dunstan Hospital's level of funding but have it increased.