A Wanaka woman was extremely lucky to avoid serious injury
when the vehicle she was driving rolled at Hawea Flat
district, emergency service workers say.
Cardrona Valley residents are dusting off their olden-day
outfits once again.
Volunteering circles in Wanaka have been left devastated by
the death of one of the town's most valued volunteers,
Maureen Anne ''Mo'' Schofield, who slipped and fell about 40m
on to a rocky creek bed while walking the Fern Burn Track on
Sir Tim Wallis had the honour of lighting up Wanaka's new
7.3m community Christmas tree on Monday evening.
A new eight-lane lap pool and learners' pool at Wanaka's
Three Parks subdivision is the public's preference for
upgraded swimming facilities in the town.
Dunedin now has a ''big responsibility'' to share its
Gigatown success with the wider region, a Gigatown Wanaka
campaign leader says.
A groundswell of public opposition to tougher dog control
rules has been taken on board by the Queenstown Lakes
Tears of disappointment were shed last evening at Wanaka's
Gin and Raspberry bar, where Gigatown supporters had gathered
to watch the live announcement of the winner of the Chorus
No charges will be laid against a Wanaka taxi driver who ran
over a Dutch tourist more than two months ago, police
''I owe my life to you.'' With those words, Elaine Carberry
thanked three heroes honoured this week for their bravery.
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