Lucy Ibbotson

Opponents of 1080 put their case

The ''other side'' of the 1080 debate was presented to a packed room in Albert Town at the weekend, before the Department of Conservation's planned drop of the pesticide across 46,000ha of Mount Aspiring National Park this month.

Will of iron: Mal's peak performance

Will of iron: Mal's peak performance

Blistered, battered and sleep-deprived, Wanaka ultra-runner Mal Law had just four things on his mind after completing his latest charity stunt yesterday.

Aurora considering substation sites

Aurora considering substation sites

Aurora Energy Ltd has been granted more time to investigate options for a new electricity substation at Hawea Flat.

Familiar Chrysler car missed

Familiar Chrysler car missed

Fears Cardrona's mystery bra fence thief might have graduated from stealing bras to taking cars were allayed by the valley's publican this week.

Three Parks open to view

Three Parks open to view

The public will have its first opportunity to walk over the 100ha commercial, recreational and residential development known as Three Parks on the outskirts of Wanaka today.

Athletics: Law a real (Mt) Iron man

Athletics: Law a real (Mt) Iron man

"Silly, mad challenges'' are 53-year-old Wanaka charity ultra-runner Mal Law's specialty.

'An interesting life' recalled

'An interesting life' recalled

Madge Snow owes much to the small office in her Wanaka home which she keeps crammed full of old diaries, letters and clippings.

Lasting bond forged by early challenges

Lasting bond forged by early challenges

Arriving in New Zealand 60 years ago with broken English, few possessions and only each other to lean on set Nick and Min Mayen up for a lasting and loving union.

Mt Aspiring pupil a true all-rounder

Mt Aspiring pupil a true all-rounder

A day with no sport on the timetable leaves 14-year-old Phoebe Young feeling restless.

No whingeing from smallest finalist in Gigatown contest

No whingeing from smallest finalist in Gigatown contest

They are calling it a David-and-Goliath battle, but Gigatown Wanaka campaigners are not crying foul in their contest against much bigger opponents.