The Wanaka Community Pool is expected to reopen in a couple
of months after the Queenstown Lakes District Council agreed
to spend about $115,000 strengthening the building as a
Despite final pleas to reject or scale back a 1400-lot Wanaka
development, the Queenstown Lakes District Council has voted
to adopt the Northlake private plan change.
An ex-civil engineer training for his second attempt at
swimming the length of Lake Wanaka says the Queenstown Lakes
District Council made the right call in closing Wanaka's
public pool because of earthquake risks.
Like a phoenix from the ashes, the controversial Cardrona bra
fence is rising once more.
The Cardrona community has been ''really let down'' by the
Queenstown Lakes District Council, which failed in its bid to
buy abandoned sections in the village, a local publican says.
The man being praised in New Zealand climbing circles for his
''incredible'' solo ascent in Mt Aspiring National Park on
Friday inadvertently triggered a major search and rescue
operation a day later.
Today it is 220ha of dry grass, kanuka, wilding pines and
Swimmers are venting their frustrations over the closure of
Wanaka's community pool and demanding answers from the
Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Former Southland district mayor Frana Cardno has been
discharged from Dunedin Hospital where she had been
transferred after falling ill during an overseas trip.
Contact Energy has offered proponents of a riverside park
near Luggate five more weeks to find the money to buy land
for their conservation project.
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