Mark Price

Phone cancellation difficult

Phone cancellation difficult

An Albert Town woman whose partner died in June says Vodafone made a difficult time just that little bit more difficult when she came to ''terminate'' her late partner's phone contract.

'Champion' for a museum sought

'Champion' for a museum sought

Wanted: One ''champion'' to establish a Wanaka museum.

Facility being discussed

Lakes District Council deputy mayor Lyal Cocks says the idea for a ''commercial interactive facility'' focusing on Wanaka's history is being discussed.

Architect let loose on castle

Architect let loose on castle

One night in 2009, the phone rang in the office of Wanaka architect Sarah Scott. The caller said she ''wanted to build a castle''.

Spotlight on night sky light pollution

Spotlight on night sky light pollution

How to minimise light pollution dominated discussion at a meeting of the Lake Hawea Community Association at the weekend.

Poets not averse to listening to words

Poets not averse to listening to words

''My advice to anyone would be to give up poetry and get a regular job''.

Top prize to Temuka artist

Top prize to Temuka artist

Temuka artist Bronwyn Shimmin won the $5000 Aspiring Art prize at a gala evening in Wanaka last night.

Apartment complex for Lakeside Dr

Apartment complex for Lakeside Dr

Plans have been revived for a multimillion-dollar development overlooking Roys Bay, Lake Wanaka.

Extra effort for coverage

Extra effort for coverage

On a normal Wanaka day, Telecom's mobile phone system handles 25,000 text messages.

Booze creates busy start to police year

Booze creates busy start to police year

The first week of the new year in Wanaka has seen 16 arrests by police, with alcohol consumption being the main factor in 90% of cases.