Mark Price

Pool options up for more consultation

Pool options up for more consultation

The location of the Wanaka community swimming pool is one of the questions going back out for public consultation.

Concept plans; now for the money

Concept plans; now for the money

The Wanaka Community House Trust might still have $2.8 million of fund-raising to do, but chairwoman Dame Sukhi Turner hopes a start on the building can be made next year.

Counters of dead white tails wanted

Counters of dead white tails wanted

Southern Lakes deerstalkers concerned about white tail deer in the Glenorchy area, at the head of Lake Wakatipu, are being asked to volunteer to count dead animals following the Department of Conservation's drop of 1080 poison there.

Sled dogs show their pace

Sled dogs show their pace

More than a hundred of the country's best sled dogs have been wagging their way through a series of races at the Snow Farm on the Pisa Range near Cardrona over the past few days.

New pool but what, where and when?

New pool but what, where and when?

Wanaka residents are in for another round of consultation over what sort of swimming pool they want.

Tourism strategy outlined

Tourism strategy outlined

A new economic development strategy identifies Wanaka as one of several ''opportunities'' for achieving higher tourist spending.

Climber achieved goal before fall

Climber achieved goal before fall

The climber who died on Mt Aspiring on Sunday night was a ''sensible young guy'' who had only just achieved his goal of conquering the difficult south face when tragedy struck.

Pool suggested for new facility

Pool suggested for new facility

A $9.7 million swimming pool could be part of the Wanaka Sports Facility in the town's new commercial and residential Three Parks subdivision, if a recommendation is adopted, and the public agrees.

Telling tales of Treble Cone

Telling tales of Treble Cone

It will seem hard for dedicated Treble Cone skiers and snowboarders to imagine, but the author of the official history of their favourite field - a book called Treble Cone, launched in Wanaka on Saturday night - never once set his foot in a ski-binding during the eight years he spent researching and writing.

Navigation: no mistake

Navigation: no mistake

The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday stood by the version of the proposed navigation safety bylaw it put out for public comment.