Top honours in the World Heli Challenge, held in the
mountains west of Wanaka last week, have gone to snowboarder
Will Jackways, of Wanaka, and skier Jacqui Edgerly, of
People contemplating solar electricity and hot water systems
for their roofs and composting systems for their toilets
might get an easier ride from the Queenstown Lakes District
Council in future.
While many New Zealand athletes will now be turning their
attention to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Oska
Inkster-Baynes, of Wanaka, is taking more of a long-term
The wording might be "predominantly residential" but
Queenstown-Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden made it clear
yesterday any proposal at all for the Lakeview site in
Queenstown would be considered.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is setting up a new
office to attract and retain more commercial events in the
Twelve tonnes of New Zealand's aviation history arrived
safely at Wanaka Airport yesterday morning after a long night
on the road.
Civil Aviation is investigating an incident in which a
helicopter was damaged west of Lake Wanaka, near Minnaret
Peaks, about 1pm on Thursday.
A Queenstown man is setting up today for a month of living in
a snow cave on the Remarkables mountains.
The Department of Conservation has headed off "unrest" in the
Otago Chinese community by offering a compromise over new
signboards at the old Chinese gold-mining settlement at
St John operations team manager in Wanaka, Don McMillan, has
been silenced over the state of the town's ambulance service.
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