There has been a systemic failure within the Queenstown Lakes District Council regarding its new water patrol contract, Coastguard Wanaka Lakes spokesman Jonathan Walmisley says.
Wanaka harbourmaster and training officer Jeff Donaldson has resigned, a week before the busy holiday boating season begins, saying he cannot safely perform his functions.
Wanaka's building consent boom is "defying soothsayers" but it would be "crystal ball-gazing" to say how long the trend might continue, QLDC planning and development manager Tony Avery says.
One of Wanaka’s most well known landmarks will be protected from development after the Queenstown Lakes District Council bought nearly 100ha.
It was a case of celebration mixed with trepidation in Queenstown as hundreds of Aucklanders flew into the resort for the first time in four months.
The Covid-19 lockdown is finally over for hundreds of Aucklanders who enthusiastically reunited with families and friends at Queenstown Airport today.
George Savage leads his Tarras School mates in a jump for joy at the end of the school year yesterday.
Glendhu Bike Park turned on the sunshine yesterday for the final day of the Crankworx Summer Series mountainbike event.
The mysteries of nature fascinate Wanaka gardener Loris King, who is enjoying the second flowering of a Himalayan lily that has decided to sprout in a narrow, shady spot of her garden.
One Upper Clutha developer is on a roll with his resource consent applications.
The Crankworx Summer Series mountain bike tour of the South Island arrived in Cardrona yesterday, with 83 national and international athletes preparing for today’s Air Down Hill competition.
Wanaka is on the fast-track to becoming the Hollywood of the South after consent for New Zealand’s first purpose-built large scale film studio complex on the outskirts of the town was approved...
The organisers of the South Island’s largest New Year’s Eve festival are confident they have found a safe way to buck the trend and go ahead as other major events are cancelled.
Auckland developer Lloyd Morris has proposed a 17-lot farm park concept for Tarras that would be similar to, but smaller in scale than, those at Hillend Station in Wanaka or Bendemeer at Queenstown.
The panel considering the Silverlight Studios fast-track application to build a $280million film studio near Wanaka has increased the pace, asking the parties on Thursday to respond to a draft...
Wanaka developer Murray Frost believes Luggate can help Wanaka workers find permanent homes, as housing availability and affordability become critical issues in the district.
The New Zealand Fish & Game Council’s Ray Grubb says it is time for the organisation to modernise. He reveals his goals to Wanaka reporter Marjorie Cook.
Aurora Energy’s "Big Day Out" power outage from Wednesday is over and 1500 Upper Clutha customers have been reconnected to the network.
Santa has not cancelled his talk with Lake Hawea children this month. He is just coming by Zoom.
New Zealand Fish & Game Council’s Ray Grubb says it is time for the organisation to modernise. He explains his goals with Wanaka reporter Marjorie Cook.