Mark Price

‘Opposing winds’ keep Nasa balloon on ground

Despite perfect, calm weather at ground level, Nasa has again delayed the launch of its super pressure balloon from Wanaka Airport.

Planes in the wars at Wanaka (+ video)

Planes in the wars at Wanaka (+ video)

The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating why a Harvard crashed after landing at Wanaka Airport about 9.30am yesterday.

Wartime plane in crash at Wanaka (+ video)

Wartime plane in crash at Wanaka (+ video)

Air traffic in and out of Wanaka Airport has been disrupted after a wartime Harvard was involved in a minor crash this morning.

Up, down and flying around (+ video)

Up, down and flying around (+ video)

It is a day when all conversation takes second place to the roar of aircraft engines.

Tourist killed in crash named (+ video)

Tourist killed in crash named (+ video)

Police have named the woman who died when a van carrying seven tourists crashed near Luggate.

Up, up and away (+video)

Large crowds have turned out for the first of the two main days of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow.

Council to sell prime area of land

Council to sell prime area of land

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has decided to sell a big chunk of residential land it owns in Wanaka.

More shops than not defy trade restrictions

More shops than not defy trade restrictions

More shops than not opened in Wanaka yesterday morning, despite the restrictions around trading on Good Friday.

Skies clearing as Warbirds gets under way (+ video)

Skies clearing as Warbirds gets under way (+ video) Grey skies are lifting, temperatures are rising and the four-day Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow is under way.

Wanaka shops flout trading law

Wanaka shops flout trading law

More shops than not opened in Wanaka this morning, despite the restrictions around trading on Good Friday.