A young family facing ''financial ruin'' must be given the
same consideration as the protection of ecological values on
Hawea Flat land, it was submitted in the Environment Court in
The excitement at Wanaka New World's Lotto counter yesterday
was palpable as staff checked tickets and fielded a stream of
questions from those keen to learn the identity of the town's
Ducks dodging traffic on their daily commute between Wanaka's
lakefront and Pembroke Park have a new friend in animal-lover
Karen Neilsen, whose one-woman crusade for ''ducks crossing''
signs has produced results.