Mark Price

Hopes it will soon be Ra versus wild

Hopes it will soon be Ra versus wild

Four-year-old Ra might not come with a GPS function, night vision goggles or the power of flight.

Fled NZ, says police stole cash

Fled NZ, says police stole cash

Emailing the Otago Daily Times from his home in Qingdao, China, Kurt Joergensen offered his apologies to Patricia Nolan, who suffered broken bones in her feet, broken ribs and other injuries, and whose car was damaged beyond repair in the head-on crash near Makarora on March 18.

Recycling mess upsets

Recycling mess upsets

Lake Hawea residents are on notice - if they do not take better care of their recycling station, in Domain Rd, the Queenstown Lakes District Council will do away with it.

Upset to miss Gallipoli pass

Upset to miss Gallipoli pass

The Wanaka son of a Gallipoli war veteran claims he and dozens of others like him are being ''grossly mistreated'' by the Government over passes for next year's centenary of the World War 1 Anzac campaign on Turkish soil.

Push to free up Easter trading

Push to free up Easter trading

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean is changing tack in her bid to allow commercial trading at Easter in tourist towns like Wanaka.

No Wanaka complaints

No Wanaka complaints

Most Wanaka shops traded over Easter in breach of the Shop Trading Hours Repeal Act 1990, but no-one has complained.

New fire station plans announced

New fire station plans announced

First it was the police, then it was Land Search and Rescue and now it is the turn of the Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade.

Exhilarating displays as weather bullet dodged

Exhilarating displays as weather bullet dodged

At 7am on day one of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow, Jurgis Kairys and his aerobatics plane were in Blenheim.

Jet-racer says he'll be back

Jet-racer says he'll be back

New Zealand has not seen the last of round-the-pylons jet racing, says John ''Johnny Rocket'' Kokshoorn.

Getting the show off the ground

Getting the show off the ground

"We'd be putting up fences, and filling in rabbit holes, and putting up tents, and filling in rabbit holes, and putting up signs and filling in rabbit holes ...''