Mark Price

Risks in fall area, recovery team says

Risks in fall area, recovery team says

Wanaka police are waiting for information from Alaska before releasing the name of the 24-year-old woman who died on Rabbit Pass in Mt Aspiring National Park on Wednesday.

Advice to McCaw: eat, look after feet

Advice to McCaw: eat, look after feet

Look after your feet and keep up your nutrition.

Highway cleared near Wanaka after tree falls

Highway cleared near Wanaka after tree falls

Strong westerly winds brought a tree down on State Highway 6 near Wanaka Airport this afternoon, causing delays for motorists.

German tourists uninjured in fiery crash

German tourists uninjured in fiery crash

The driver of a car that crashed into and knocked over a wooden power pole and then burst into flames on the Lindis Pass Highway just before 2pm yesterday is believed by police to have fallen asleep at the wheel.

Colour is cool, artist discovers

Couloured pencil manufacturers left a little carmine red-faced over a worldwide pencil shortage can put some of the blame on Wanaka illustrator Rosalind Monks.

Restoring polar history to glory (+ video)

Restoring polar history to glory (+ video)

An aircraft with links to one of the most fanciful vehicles ever to land in the Antarctic is being restored at Wanaka Airport.

New bus depot site proposed

A new bus depot is being proposed for a site near the eastern entrance to Wanaka.

QLDC adopts plans after 'fraught' process

A plan to make changes to unformed legal roads near Hawea Flat was adopted by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at its meeting in Queenstown yesterday.

Consent sought for fire siren in Lismore Park

A site in Lismore Park, Plantation Rd, has been earmarked by the New Zealand Fire Service Commission for Wanaka's fire siren.

Approval expected for Northlake special zone

The developers of the proposed 1600-section Northlake subdivision on the northern outskirts of Wanaka are expected to clear a major planning hurdle tomorrow.