Mark Price

Sewerage works in the pipeline

Cardrona is getting closer to having short- and long-term improvements made to its sewerage.

Epic adventure on unicycle

One competitor in today's Contact Epic 90km classic mountain bike race around Lake Hawea will not be on a bicycle.

Plan to drill bores near lake

Plan to drill bores near lake

Plans to provide Wanaka with a source of drinking water that does not contain "lake snow'' algae are being advanced by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Empty holiday houses eyed for skifield staff

Empty holiday houses eyed for skifield staff

A call is about to go out to owners of Wanaka holiday houses to consider renting them to skifield staff this winter.

Reserve offer supported

The Luggate community is well on the way to getting a new reserve.

Chance to take Aston Martin for spin on ice

Potential clients of Aston Martin will have a chance to try out the British sports car manufacturer's product on ice this winter.

Cat fighting for life after shooting

Milo the cat, described by co-owner Jill Herbert as a ‘‘tough cookie'', has been left fighting for his life after being shot in Wanaka on Sunday.

Time off no holiday for top freeskier

Time off no holiday for top freeskier

Central Otago sportsperson of the year Janina Kuzma is looking forward to her first winter in 10 years without a single competitive event on her calendar.

Luggate sludge station stalled

Luggate sludge station stalled

Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District Council staff are working on a plan that could lead to all the region's sewage sludge being converted into fertiliser on one site. But, as Mark Price reports, that could leave a QLDC proposal for a Luggate sludge plant high and dry.

Planned $5.3m penthouse to go on sale

Planned $5.3m penthouse to go on sale

A proposed new penthouse apartment with a price tag of $5.3 million is due to go on the market in Wanaka shortly.