The idea of a swimming pool for Wanaka of the same dimensions
as Dunedin's Moana Pool got the thumbs-up from swimmers at a
Queenstown Lakes District Council public hearing yesterday.
Boat owners now have exclusive use of the popular Kidds Bush
camping ground on the edge of Lake Hawea, and that could
Police have released the name of the Wanaka woman who died
yesterday after slipping and falling about 40m from a
Department of Conservation walking track near Glendhu Bay.
A cold, wet and windy November has made life difficult for
southern honey bees and their keepers.
Like taking Richie McCaw out of the All Blacks - that is how
one Wanaka community leader described a police proposal to do
away with the senior sergeant position in the town early next
A Christchurch motorist was charged with drink-driving and
dangerous driving after being stopped near Omarama on
Wanaka is set to lose its police senior sergeant position and
also a rural community constable job in a restructuring of
the Otago rural policing area.
When Southlander Jack Minty died in 2000, he left his
daughter and three sons with a 137ha farm, in six titles, on
the shores of Lake Wanaka.
The New Zealand Fire Service is comparing tussocks to petrol
to help get the message across about the fire risk over
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