Mark Price

Kidds Bush visitors relieved road open

Kidds Bush visitors relieved road open

Regular campers at Kidds Bush, on the northern shore of Lake Hawea, had a few heart-stopping moments last month.

'All quiet' at night at Glendhu Bay

'All quiet' at night at Glendhu Bay

Water-skiing by moonlight on Lake Wanaka.

Duck signs gone

Duck signs gone

The call is going out to all Wanaka duck lovers: Be on the lookout for two metal road signs featuring three black ducks on a yellow background.

Tracks found in hunt for tramper

Tracks found in hunt for tramper

Footprints believed to be those of a missing tramper have been found leading into the Wilkin River, near Makarora, north of Wanaka.

Buzz about going electric

Buzz about going electric

It could take a while, but out will go the Texas oil men and the oil-rich Arab sheikhs and in will come the Kiwi electricity companies turning water, wind and sunshine into fuel for our cars.

Gunshot spark lit up riverside

Gunshot spark lit up riverside

Tarras Rural Fire Force deputy chief fire officer Mark Davidson admitted to the Otago Daily Times yesterday he is embarrassed.

From writer to firefighter

I am quietly doing what I do, standing under a shady tree taking photos of firefighters.

Lakeside straw bale remains an enigma

Lakeside straw bale remains an enigma

The bale is gone but the mystery remains.

Rodeo benefits from the breeze

Rodeo benefits from the breeze

A change in the weather over Lake Wanaka brought good fortune to the Wanaka Rodeo Club yesterday.

Lake accidents prompt warning

Lake accidents prompt warning ''Be bloody careful,'' says Queenstown Lakes District Council harbourmaster Marty Black, after two boating accidents on Lake Wanaka led to three people requiring hospital treatment.