Five crashes in six weeks on the gravel section of Ballantyne
Rd led to a brief, fiery exchange during the public forum
section of yesterday's Wanaka Community Board meeting.
Some ‘‘minor'' changes are to be made to the proposal for a
watersports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore before a
resource consent hearing on February 29.
Queenstown Lakes District Council planner is recommending
resource consent for the proposed watersports facility on the
Lake Wanaka foreshore be refused.
Wanaka's Community Networks social services organisation
needs premises that are not associated with a church.
"Gobsmacked'' was how Dame Sukhi Turner yesterday described
her reaction to the decision of one of the main players in
the proposed community house to oppose the project.
The road to Jackson Bay is likely to remain closed to the
general public for another two to three weeks.
A major slip on the only road to Jackson Bay in South
Westland is causing headaches for tourist operators.
Clearing the invasive aquatic weed lagarosiphon from Glendhu
and Paddock Bays is the major focus of a new plan developed
by the Lake Wanaka lagarosiphon management committee.
Three Queenstown climbers have
conquered the northwest face of Mt Aspiring (3033m) for the
The owners of Lowburn Station say maintaining the balance
between farming and allowing the public access to their land
has not been easy.
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