Lucy Ibbotson

Cycling application

Whether commercial guided bike tours should operate on urban trails was among the issues raised at a hearing in Wanaka last week.

'Fantastic display of fitness, athleticism'

'Fantastic display of fitness, athleticism'

They pushed, they pulled, they pedalled.

Dippie says rival doesn't know market

Dippie says rival doesn't know market

Wanaka developer Allan Dippie has hit back at what he called a ''personal attack'' from a rival developer this week.

Designer questions land affordability

The suitability of Wanaka's ''Northlake'' land for promoting housing affordability has been questioned.

Developer seeks competition

Developer seeks competition

The husband of the woman behind Wanaka's proposed 1500-lot Northlake subdivision has warned against placing control of the town's land supply ''in the hands of one man''.

Consent declined; trust to appeal

A commissioner's decision to refuse consent for a family-owned subdivision on the western shoreline of Lake Wanaka will be appealed to the Environment Court.

Stability of track concerns

Stability of track concerns

Neighbours of an Albert Town walking and cycling track which is slumping on to a busy road below say the growing risk to the public and nearby properties requires urgent attention.

Marathon shearers tenacious fundraisers

Marathon shearers tenacious fundraisers

Sixteen hundred and five freshly shorn sheep, two aching bodies and nearly 

Legal implications claimed if building allowed

The Queenstown Lakes District Council could open itself up to the ''greatest legal challenge'' if it agrees to an Upper Clutha A and P Society building extension on reserve land, a lawyer has cautioned.

Adventure racing: Teams enthusiastic about Godzone event

Adventure racing: Teams enthusiastic about Godzone event

Two international teams entered in the Godzone adventure race near Wanaka put their rivalry aside for a friendly multinational paddle on the Clutha River yesterday.