Mark Price

Paraplegic sailors take full roles in yacht club

Paraplegic sailors take full roles in yacht club

When Lake Wanaka's Etchells fleet goes head-to-head this autumn sailing season, two of their number will have paraplegic sailors on board.

Education fails, professor says

Education fails, professor says

Education and persuasion strategies are popular with policymakers, governments and the public, but are they the answer to hazardous alcohol problems in our communities? Mark Price talks to the University of Otago's Prof Jennie Connor in our Booze Control: Stop and Think series.

Gaps in support of elderly

Gaps in support of elderly

A survey of 72 older people in the Upper Clutha has found loneliness and money worries are their biggest issues.

Warm weather should allay frost fears

Warm weather should allay frost fears

Vineyard owners are hoping the risk of another summer frost will recede with the high pressure system approaching the country.

Demand aplenty for new sections

Demand aplenty for new sections The sale of $5 million worth of sections in Wanaka shows demand is the strongest 'for a long, long time', a property manager says.

The cold, naked truth about nightlife

I hit party town Queenstown at 12.30am - alone and sober.

Huge Wanaka development set to begin

Huge Wanaka development set to begin

By this time next year, the first buildings could be going up in Wanaka's single-biggest commercial and residential development.

'Very, very good' summer for town

'Very, very good' summer for town

The sun is shining at last and accommodation providers in Wanaka are starting to make hay.

Events clash next year

Events clash next year

Multisport athletes will have a difficult choice to make in February 2015 - Challenge Wanaka or Coast to Coast.

Developer extends target

Developer extends target

Wanaka entrepreneur Sam Lee has set a new crowd-funding target for his proposed ''meMINI'' wearable video camera.