Wanaka man Scottie Little (40) has clocked up 23 seasons as a
staff member at Cardrona Alpine Resort and has no immediate
intention of giving up his "dream job" as a lift supervisor
and health and safety representative.
A milestone summit of the world's eighth-highest mountain
last month put Wanaka climber Guy Cotter "back in the hot
seat" and has reaffirmed his love for extreme alpine
environments after years of injury-induced downtime. He talks
to Lucy Ibbotson.
While development opportunities for landowners within the
North Three Parks plan change area would be beneficial,
access constraints for some were illogical in the context of
the zoning proposed, a hearing in Wanaka heard yesterday.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council's North Three Parks
plan change would cause "all sorts of difficulties" for the
landowners, for the neighbouring developer and for the wider
community, lawyer Graeme Todd said at a public hearing
An Auckland promoter of a proposed private school on the old
Wanaka Primary School site says there is a "strong
possibility" the project will go ahead after he inspected the
site and buildings this week.