Mark Price

Ministry to seek views on schooling

Ministry to seek views on schooling

The Ministry of Education will consult on Wanaka's education needs before the end of the year.

Airport addition

Airport addition

Sir Tim Wallis yesterday had the honour of adding a rhododendron to improvements being made to the entrance to Wanaka Airport.

Northburn fire victim named

Northburn fire victim named

Police have today released the name of the man who died in a vegetation fire on Northburn Station, near Cromwell, on Wednesday night.

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.