About $2700 worth of damage was caused to a lodge at the
Wanaka Lakeview Holiday Park on Saturday night by 17 young
Constable Peter Reed said the group were all aged in their
early 20s and from Wellington, Christchurch and Palmerston
They had smashed a lock and a window and put several holes in
the wall of the accommodation in which they were staying at
the camping ground, he said.
One member of the group had been charged after allegedly
stealing a bike from town and riding it back to the camping
Members of the party responsible for the damage to the lodge
had agreed to cover the cost of it and would not face
charges, Const Reed said.