Lucy Ibbotson

Effort to be 'conciliatory'

Effort to be 'conciliatory'

A ''conciliatory'' approach will be taken in the debate over whether the Upper Clutha A&P Society can expand its building at the Wanaka Recreational Reserve.

Act might be used to acquire road

The Wanaka Community Board has joined the call for the Public Works Act to be invoked to guarantee public access to Kidds Bush and other conservation reserves next to Lake Hawea.

Board backing for land swap proposal

The Wanaka Community Board has backed a land swap proposal which would give greater public access to Mt Burke Station's Flax Paddock lakeside recreation area.

Discussion today of lakeside road

Discussion today of lakeside road

A farmer's land swap proposal which would improve public access to a popular lakeside recreation area will be considered by the Wanaka Community Board today.

Expansion likely to get nod

A planned extension to the Wanaka Yacht and Power Boat Club building is expected to be approved by the Wanaka Community Board today.

Museum providing props for Disney film

Props from Wanaka's National Transport and Toy Museum are to appear in the Walt Disney Studios' remake of Pete's Dragon, being filmed in Tapanui this month.

War ambulance may join Anzac parade

War ambulance may join Anzac parade

A century-old sole-surviving former war ambulance sporting a birthday makeover may get its first public outing in more than a decade during this year's Anzac Day parade in Wanaka.

Sick hunter airlifted out

A hunter was recovering in hospital last night after being rescued from the Pyke River area in South Westland.

Ramp to war memorial provides easier access

Ramp to war memorial provides easier access

Paying respect at Wanaka's war memorial has been made much easier for people with access issues, thanks to a new ramp.

'Floating floor' idea for pool

'Floating floor' idea for pool

A movable floor, hot tub and split-depth pool were among the design possibilities raised at a public meeting on Wanaka's proposed swimming facilities this week.