Mark Price

Narrow sections of road to be widened

Narrow sections of road to be widened

Arrow sections of Mt Aspiring Rd worrying Wanaka police are in line to be widened.

Chris tests gear hauler with epic walk

Chris tests gear hauler with epic walk

Round New Zealand walker Chris Linton (52) and his "monowalker fatmate'' took a break in Wanaka this week after 41 days' walking from Picton, down the West Coast.

Proposal divides parishioners

Divisions within the Wanaka Anglican Church have surfaced at the resource consent hearing of an application to build a community house on church land in McDougall St.

Strong Community House support

Privacy, synergies and certainty of tenure were three reasons given in support of the proposed Wanaka community house on the first day of a three-day resource consent hearing yesterday.

2015 consent total tops half-billion-dollar mark

The value of building consents in the Queenstown Lakes district topped half a billion dollars in 2015, setting a new record for building value in the district.

Nasa balloon here soon

The balloon has almost landed.

Vintage Austin tackles Central's roughest roads

Vintage Austin tackles Central's roughest roads

It might be 86 years old, but this 1930 Austin 7 proved last weekend it still has what it takes to negotiate the roughest of Central Otago "roads''.

50kmh limit imposed in wake of crashes

50kmh limit imposed in wake of crashes

Another non-injury car crash occurred on a gravel section of Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka, yesterday morning.

Chinese visitors dig deep in Wanaka

Chinese visitors are "spending up a storm'' in Wanaka.

Taking aim at lakeweed infestation

A possible new control method for lagarosiphon and a potential call for more local funding for the control effort are two points raised in a new 10-year management plan for the invasive lake weed.