Snow Sports New Zealand (SSNZ) is hoping to relocate its
Wanaka headquarters to bigger premises within the town and
set up a high-performance gym for exclusive use by the
country's top athletes.
‘‘It's like riding a ray of sunshine,'' is how Wanaka man
Will Miller describes the experience of driving the resort's
A section of the former Wanaka Primary School site which was
sold to Ngai Tahu recently has been on-sold to neighbours of
the property, who say they bought the land to preserve their
Wanaka will welcome its first public transport service this
month, when cab company Yello! begins trialling a series of
regular bus loops in and around the town.
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.
Seasoned campaigners Murray Child, of Maungakaramea, and
Bruce Parkinson, of Raetihi, took the national titles in the
heading events at the South Island and New Zealand sheep dog
trial championships at Alpha Burn Station near Wanaka on
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.
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.
It has been a good week for Tinui farm manager Kerry
Kilmister and his dog Pulse.
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.
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