Mark Price

Lindis collision

Lindis collision

The driver of a Mitsubishi Chariot (right) received cuts and abrasions to an arm when his car collided with a Toyota van about 8km south of the Lindis Pass summit about 2pm yesterday.

More aquatic centre consultation

More aquatic centre consultation

Wanaka swimmers are being given another chance to push for an aquatic centre to be included in stage one of the town's proposed new $16 million sports complex.

Signs of building recovery

Signs of building recovery

Home building in the Queenstown Lakes District is on the rise, and those in the industry are ''cautiously optimistic'' the trend will continue.

Inventor off to Cologne trade fair

Inventor off to Cologne trade fair

The Lake Hawea man who developed the what he branded the ''Slammertool'' is taking it to what he calls the hand tool equivalent of the Olympics.

Buying Cardrona good fit

Buying Cardrona good fit

Southern tourism company Real Journeys has ventured on to unfamiliar trails with its purchase of Cardrona Alpine Resort. ODT Wanaka bureau chief Mark Price asks chief executive Richard Lauder why the company got into the ski business.

Paraplegic sailors take full roles in yacht club

Paraplegic sailors take full roles in yacht club

When Lake Wanaka's Etchells fleet goes head-to-head this autumn sailing season, two of their number will have paraplegic sailors on board.

Education fails, professor says

Education fails, professor says

Education and persuasion strategies are popular with policymakers, governments and the public, but are they the answer to hazardous alcohol problems in our communities? Mark Price talks to the University of Otago's Prof Jennie Connor in our Booze Control: Stop and Think series.

Gaps in support of elderly

Gaps in support of elderly

A survey of 72 older people in the Upper Clutha has found loneliness and money worries are their biggest issues.

Warm weather should allay frost fears

Warm weather should allay frost fears

Vineyard owners are hoping the risk of another summer frost will recede with the high pressure system approaching the country.

Demand aplenty for new sections

Demand aplenty for new sections The sale of $5 million worth of sections in Wanaka shows demand is the strongest 'for a long, long time', a property manager says.