Lucy Ibbotson

SDHB has no evidence of drug issues in region

SDHB has no evidence of drug issues in region

The Southern District Health Board has no documented evidence of problems with class A and B drugs in Wanaka, despite police reports of a serious drug culture in the resort and a major drug-bust last year.

Uni helps in road death mystery

Uni helps in road death mystery

Particulars from the mystery object that killed motorist Rutger Hale in October are being analysed by the University of Otago's geology department.

Good intentions not enough

Good intentions not enough

''Better judgement'' could have avoided costly mistakes being made in the installation of traffic safety improvements at Cardrona, a review has found.

Wanaka first in library use

The Wanaka Library is the most-used of the seven public libraries in the Queenstown Lakes district, according to those who filled out a recent survey.

No loafing around on delivery run

No loafing around on delivery run

Albert Town bakers Jeremy and Ruth Heath say peddling their produce to people via their new electric bike has revolutionised their bread business.

10th Rippon festival first not sold out

10th Rippon festival first not sold out

For the first time in a decade, Wanaka's traditionally sold-out Rippon music festival will have tickets available at the gate on Saturday.

Biathlon: Anger Murphy's spot may have gone to Australian

Biathlon: Anger Murphy's spot may have gone to Australian

Biathlon New Zealand has been further incensed by news the Olympic spot New Zealander Sarah Murphy missed out on may have gone to an Australian of lesser ability.

Autumn start for Triangle development

Development of small-scale sites on rural general land known as the Triangle, near Wanaka, will start within the next few months.

Wells, Wells, Wells - a first

Wells, Wells, Wells - a first

The freeskiing Wells family of Wanaka has made New Zealand Olympic history after three of its members were selected to represent New Zealand at next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Subdivision hearing

Two weeks have been set aside next month to hear submissions on one of the largest private plan changes in Wanaka.