Mark Price

Three jobs lost at airport

Three jobs lost at airport

Three part-time jobs at Wanaka Airport will be lost when Eagle Air suspends its daily Wanaka-Christchurch flights from January.

Air service suspension disappoints

Air service suspension disappoints

Wanaka Tourism and business leaders last night expressed disappointment over Air New Zealand subsidiary Eagle Air's decision to suspend its Wanaka-Christchurch service from January.

Christmas tree change afoot

Christmas tree change afoot

The Christmas tree in Wanaka's main street seems destined for the chop.

Coast whitebaiters report poor catch in worst season for 15 years

"Terrible" was the word Lorraine Wallis considered best summed up the 2012 whitebait season on the West Coast that ended yesterday.

Rocking on

Rocking on

Members of the newly formed Cardrona Curling Club plan to replace their old homemade concrete curling stones with granite stones imported from China.

Warbirds returns surplus of $200,000

Warbirds returns surplus of $200,000

The Warbirds over Wanaka International Airshow at Easter produced a $200,000 surplus.

Crash site investigated

Two senior Civil Aviation Authority safety investigation officers returned to Wellington from Wanaka yesterday morning after completing their inspection of the site where a helicopter crashed on the Criffel Range, near Wanaka, on Thursday.

Riverbed engineered for white water

Riverbed engineered for white water

Three excavators are rearranging the bed of the Hawea River, near Wanaka, to create what is expected to be the country's best purpose-built whitewater course for kayakers and rafters.

Damage spurs review

The Ministry of Education is reviewing its security arrangements at the old Wanaka Primary School in Tenby St.

Scramble to prevent vineyards freezing

Scramble to prevent vineyards freezing

Another touch of frost through Central Otago and the Waitaki Valley had vineyard managers and workers scrambling again yesterday morning.