Lucy Ibbotson

Little snow at Coronet

There will be a "big investment" in snow-making at Coronet Peak this week if the skifield is to meet its scheduled opening of this Saturday.

Two hospitalised

Two people were flown by helicopter to Dunedin Hospital, one with a suspected fractured skull, after a vehicle crash on Cardrona Valley Rd on Saturday.

Suitable sites for community wastewater scheme identified

A community wastewater scheme in Cardrona came a step closer last week as a report identifying the most suitable site for a plant and disposal system was presented to residents.

Kerry pulsing with pride at zigzag win

Kerry pulsing with pride at zigzag win

It has been a good week for Tinui farm manager Kerry Kilmister and his dog Pulse.

Statue celebrates dogged shepherds

Statue celebrates dogged shepherds

The culmination of seven years of work towards establishing a dog trial memorial in Wanaka was toasted with whisky at the foot of Mt Iron this week.

Restaurants confirmed for new lake-front building

Restaurants confirmed for new lake-front building

Wanaka's abundance of eateries will be further added to later this year with confirmation two new restaurants will open in the two-storey commercial building under construction on Wanaka's lake front.

Police blitz roads

Police blitz roads

A motorist driving past a stationary school bus 84kmh over the speed limit is among the offenders Wanaka police have netted in an ongoing pre-winter traffic safety blitz.

Warning over rewarding for encroached land work

Council property manager Dan Egerton warned against rewarding property owners for beautifying neighbouring reserve land which they had encroached on, at the Wanaka Community Board meeting yesterday.

Celebrating 'a very good life'

Celebrating 'a very good life'

Former Tarras matriarch Sheila Anderson, or "Grandma" as she is affectionately known to many, celebrates her 100th birthday today in Wanaka.

Resolution of reserve encroachment issue sought

Resolution of reserve encroachment issue sought

A solution is being sought to a "unique" case of a private property owner's encroachment on reserve land in Albert Town.