Mark Price

Doc to count rodents

Doc to count rodents

The Department of Conservation begins counting the number of rats and mice in the Mount Aspiring National Park this week, as part of the Battle for our Birds campaign.

'Totally unsafe load' attracts officer's attention

'Totally unsafe load' attracts officer's attention

Too long, too wide, too heavy, too badly lit, too poorly secured.

'Heat hub' to encourage wood as fuel

'Heat hub' to encourage wood as fuel

The Government is promising to introduce more certainty into the Southland wood energy market.

Debris cleared, highway opens

State Highway 6 through the Haast Pass was re-opened yesterday.

Ad to reprise Goodbye Pork Pie's Hawea chase

Ad to reprise Goodbye Pork Pie's Hawea chase

Hawea Flat graphic artist and mother of two Kim Coll finds out today if she will play a part in a car advertisement based on the New Zealand movie Goodbye Pork Pie.

New slip closes state highway again

New slip closes state highway again

A rockfall at the Diana Falls slip has closed State Highway 6 through the Haast Pass again.

Skate park on hold until spring

Skate park on hold until spring

Work to extend Wanaka's skate park on Pembroke Park has been put back until the spring.

Pupils suspended over 'supply' of drugs

Pupils suspended over 'supply' of drugs

Two pupils at Wanaka's Mount Aspiring College were suspended from school last month for ''the supply of marijuana during school time''.

Skifields race to finish upgrades before season

Skifields race to finish upgrades before season

Two ''big ticket'' items of skifield equipment being trucked to Treble Cone, near Wanaka, are the latest sign the ski season is not far off.

Hopes it will soon be Ra versus wild

Hopes it will soon be Ra versus wild

Four-year-old Ra might not come with a GPS function, night vision goggles or the power of flight.