Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean is changing tack in her bid to allow
commercial trading at Easter in tourist towns like Wanaka.
Most Wanaka shops traded over Easter in breach of the Shop
Trading Hours Repeal Act 1990, but no-one has complained.
First it was the police, then it was Land Search and Rescue
and now it is the turn of the Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade.
At 7am on day one
of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow, Jurgis
Kairys and his aerobatics plane were in Blenheim.
New Zealand has not seen the last of round-the-pylons jet
racing, says John ''Johnny Rocket'' Kokshoorn.
"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 ...''
The Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has signalled
it is moving firmly into the jet age.
Contrary to rumours, today's Warbirds Over Wanaka
International Airshow has not been cancelled because of bad
Just in case anyone had forgotten the biggest warbirds
airshow in the southern hemisphere starts on Saturday, six
racing jet aircraft flew low, slow and quietly over Wanaka's
lake frontage yesterday afternoon.
Wanaka camera shop owner Steve Worley (left) has been chosen
as chairman of the town's newly-formed community patrol
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Porsche spices up off-road offerings
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