The Department of Conservation says trampers using the
Cascade Saddle route in the Mount Aspiring National Park can
be assured upgraded warning signs will be positioned at the
most treacherous section of the crossing.
The culmination of 30 years of winemaking and 100 years on
the land will be celebrated in Wanaka this weekend with the
release of Rippon Vineyard's 2012 pinot noir.
The swing-tags on Christina Perriam's latest fashion range
pay tribute to her late mother Heather, symbolising the
Wanaka designer's new focus on family heritage.
A proposed solar sludge-drying plant near Luggate has gained
approval from independent commissioners.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council may expand its property
portfolio in Wanaka when the town's fire station becomes
redundant next year.
A proposed water sports building on Wanaka's lakefront
cleared another hurdle yesterday after a plan supporting the
facility was signed off by the Wanaka Community Board.
The level of urgency needed in editing the Wanaka Lakefront
Reserves Management Plan caused some friction among the
town's community board members yesterday.
A controversial Wanaka watersports facility would be
guaranteed a lease over lakefront land if the Wanaka
lakefront reserves management plan is adopted.
Plans for a large-scale ecosanctuary on one of the South
Island's busiest tourist routes will be developed at a
workshop in Makarora this weekend.
A stark reminder of the deaths which have occurred on the
Cascade Saddle in Mt Aspiring National Park will be provided
to climbers through new warning signs this summer.
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