Mark Price

Tracks found in hunt for tramper

Tracks found in hunt for tramper

Footprints believed to be those of a missing tramper have been found leading into the Wilkin River, near Makarora, north of Wanaka.

Buzz about going electric

Buzz about going electric

It could take a while, but out will go the Texas oil men and the oil-rich Arab sheikhs and in will come the Kiwi electricity companies turning water, wind and sunshine into fuel for our cars.

Gunshot spark lit up riverside

Gunshot spark lit up riverside

Tarras Rural Fire Force deputy chief fire officer Mark Davidson admitted to the Otago Daily Times yesterday he is embarrassed.

From writer to firefighter

I am quietly doing what I do, standing under a shady tree taking photos of firefighters.

Lakeside straw bale remains an enigma

Lakeside straw bale remains an enigma

The bale is gone but the mystery remains.

Rodeo benefits from the breeze

Rodeo benefits from the breeze

A change in the weather over Lake Wanaka brought good fortune to the Wanaka Rodeo Club yesterday.

Lake accidents prompt warning

Lake accidents prompt warning ''Be bloody careful,'' says Queenstown Lakes District Council harbourmaster Marty Black, after two boating accidents on Lake Wanaka led to three people requiring hospital treatment.

Weather fails to dent high spirits

Weather fails to dent high spirits

Those who attended the two-day Rhythm and Alps music festival in the Cardrona Valley went home yesterday morning having dodged at least one bullet.

Main temporarily repaired

A temporary repair is in place on the section of water main in Bridge Hill, Alexandra, that burst on Tuesday afternoon, while property owners affected by the burst remain ''stoic'' and get on with the cleanup.

Taking off in a new direction

Taking off in a new direction

A need to get as close to flying as she could led Mandy Deans to change her career path. Mark Price asks about her path to such a life-changing decision.