Mark Price

Jets the showstoppers at Warbirds

Jets the showstoppers at Warbirds

The Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has signalled it is moving firmly into the jet age.

No weather worries for Warbirds

No weather worries for Warbirds

Contrary to rumours, today's Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has not been cancelled because of bad weather.

Show jets test the air

 Show jets test the air

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 community patrol gearing up

Wanaka camera shop owner Steve Worley (left) has been chosen as chairman of the town's newly-formed community patrol group.

TVs no longer accepted

The Wanaka Wastebusters Recycling Centre plans to pull the plug on its television set recycling service today.

Museum dedicated to German fighter

Museum dedicated to German fighter

A museum in a hangar at Wanaka Airport devoted to one of the German Air Force's main fighter aircraft during World War 2 will open to the public for the first time at Easter's Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow.

Search and Rescue finding little to do

Search and Rescue finding little to do

When Wanaka Search and Rescue chairman Paul Marshall says his organisation is going through a ''lean patch'' he does not mean it is short of volunteers.

Monorail decision further delayed

Monorail decision further delayed

Wanaka: Government permission to build the world's longest monorail, in Fiordland, has been delayed again.

Spotlight on foreign drivers

Fatal crashes involving foreign drivers represent a small but growing proportion of fatal crashes on New Zealand roads.

Visitors entitled to drive - companies

Visitors entitled to drive - companies

New Zealand's car rental industry does not accept the blame for crashes involving tourists who are inexperienced drivers.