Wanaka police say they are investigating a driving complaint
made against a Lakes Environmental animal control officer and
that other matters have been referred to the officer's
The first stage of a plan on how the tiny Westland settlement
of Jackson Bay should be developed is expected to be
completed within the next month.
Former Radio Wanaka owner Ed Taylor has been appointed
general manager of Warbirds Over Wanaka.
Some commercial fishermen at the West Coast fishing port of
Jackson Bay have been warned they could be trespassed from
using the bay's "rickety" wharf.
It is likely to be next week before trucks begin to clear the
slip blocking one lane of State Highway 6 south of Makarora.
"Patience" is what is required for property developers,
according to Delta's joint venture partner in Luggate Park,
Forked lightning and booming claps of thunder at the weekend
woke many Wanaka residents and disrupted skifields, shutting
one and stopping lifts at another.
Retired Wanaka Presbyterian minister the Rev Catherine Little
has deepened the mystery over the ownership of several
"abandoned" sections at Cardrona that once belonged to
Wanaka police are expecting more rapid response times under
new helicopter search and rescue arrangements announced last
month for the Southern Lakes region.
"Take a light."
That is the prime piece of advice offered to trampers,
hunters and mountaineers by the man soon to be in charge of
searching for those who get lost or injured in the Southern
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