A Wanaka politician departs New Zealand this morning for a
whirlwind two-day visit to Korea to promote the Queenstown
Tales abound in Wanaka of the legendary Ruby Island Cabaret,
which now looks set to be reinstated 80 years after the last
public party was held on the island.
A residential building platform in an outstanding natural
landscape overlooking Lake Hawea has been approved by
Accommodating increased demand from prospective long-term
lessees of the Hawea Domain proved no easy task at this
week's Wanaka Community Board meeting.
A stoush over a private property owner's encroachment on
reserve land at Albert Town continued this week, with
allegations of unfair treatment aimed at the council.
The dog caught attacking sheep on an Albert Town property on
Monday - the same dog believed to be responsible for three
other attacks on the same mob in the past few months - has
been put down.
Two Invercargill students are push-mowing their way to Cape
Reinga to raise money for the SPCA and publicise their new
News that work on Wanaka's long-awaited "Caltex Corner"
roundabout will begin today was greeted with a round of
applause by the town's community board members yesterday.
The asking price for the old Wanaka Primary School has been
reduced by the Ministry of Education, after the latest offers
to buy the property fell through.
If you are going to be involved in a medical emergency, try
to avoid it happening at Lake Hawea, as it appears the St
John ambulance service has no record of the town's existence,
resident Barbara Chinn says.
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