Nearly a tenth of their shoestring film budget was soaked up
by Auckland parking fees alone, yet Wanaka duo Darren
Simmonds and Ian Bowmer still managed to scoop a string of
accolades at the Wairoa Maori Film Festival last weekend.
The Upper Clutha Environmental Society (UCES) says it would
be wasting its time attending next week's hearing for a
proposed Cardrona whisky distillery after a council planner
recommended the development be approved.
Comparisons were drawn between Wanaka's proposed sports
facility and Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium at an annual plan
hearing in Wanaka yesterday, as submitters called for more
detail on costs and an end to ''over-consultation''.