Mark Price

Ministry to appoint a commissioner for school

The Ministry of Education has begun the process of appointing a commissioner to replace the board of trustees of Wanaka Primary School.

Clark has no memory of Hollyford road change

Clark has no memory of Hollyford road change

Former minister of conservation Helen Clark says she has ''no recollection whatsoever'' of the Haast-Hollyford road reserve being removed from maps during her tenure.

'Driver error' likely cause of fatal crash

'Driver error' likely cause of fatal crash

Police believe ''driver error'' was the most likely cause of the crash in which highly rated 17-year-old Arrowtown snowboarder Hamish Bagley died on February 16.

Row tow woes - boats break in Lindis crash

Row tow woes - boats break in Lindis crash

A vehicle towing eight rowing skiffs on a trailer overturned about 4km south of the summit of the Lindis Pass about 10am yesterday.

Experts disagree but monorail over

Experts disagree but monorail over

In one corner, Wellington management consultant Ian Dickson; in the other corner, Auckland economist Fraser Colegrave.

Haast-Hollyford route status far from clear

Haast-Hollyford route status far from clear

''Who removed the Haast-Hollyford road reserve from the official maps in 1989-90, and did they do it legally?''

Three Parks project begins

Three Parks project begins

After 12 years of planning, the heavy machinery has begun rearranging the landscape on the outskirts of Wanaka for the new 100ha Three Parks commercial, recreational and residential development.

Hollyford road 'last one standing'

Hollyford road 'last one standing'

The Fiordland Link Monorail was assigned to history's dustbin yesterday.

Replace us, board says

Replace us, board says

The Wanaka Primary School board of trustees is asking the Ministry of Education to replace it with a commissioner.

Seeking Ombudsman's help

Seeking Ombudsman's help

The Wanaka man unhappy at the Government's allocation of passes to next year's Gallipoli centennial commemoration has taken his complaint to the Office of the Ombudsman.