A panel considering a fast- track consent for a multimillion-dollar film studio on the outskirts of Wanaka has sought legal advice on whether the impact on housing demand can factor in its...
Sustainable Tarras has begun round two of its community survey of residents’ opinions about the proposed Tarras Airport.
Despite Covid-19 restrictions there is strong interest in Wanaka’s second Toi Festival of arts and design, which opens tonight .
Event organisers in Central Otago and Wanaka are grappling with ongoing Covid-19 restrictions and looming vaccine passports.
Part of Wanaka’s shared pathway, Te Ara Wanaka, is now open to the public and retired scientist John Darby is delighted.
Tarras newcomer Chris Goddard is leading Sustainable Tarras’ battle to prevent a Central Otago airport development. Marjorie Cook profiles the mining company consultant.
Profile poles have been put up at the site of Peter Thiel’s future Wanaka lakefront holiday home this week, after a complaint to the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Sustainable Tarras is itching for a national conversation on the proposed Tarras Airport, so has launched a parliamentary petition against the proposal.
Wanaka could experience a short-term housing ‘‘shock’’ from the development of a $280 million film studio, but on-site worker accommodation will help ease the pressure, a report says.
A survey of neighbours of the proposed international airport at Tarras shows only about one in eight responders support the idea.
Mt Barker residents say the fast-tracked $280million Silverlight Studios proposal for Wanaka would have the "same sort of impact" as Christchurch Airport’s proposed "international jet airport at...
Kester Black beauty brand founder and Wanaka businesswoman Anna Ross has rejected a multimillion-dollar, 100% buyout offer from an Australian beauty products company.
The proposed Tarras airport runway alignments are raising questions about possible airspace conflicts with nearby Wanaka Airport users.
Wanaka Fish & Game ranger Paul van Klink is a wildlife specialist. Reporter Marjorie Cook finds out he’s also something of a petrolhead.
Two runway alignment options for the proposed Tarras Airport have been released, confirming the towns of Cromwell or Hawea Flat could eventually be under the flight paths of narrow and wide-body...
An unassuming pine plantation that put the small rural town of Tarras on the map of Lord of the Rings fans has been destroyed by alpine thunder-and-lightning storms worthy of a battle between Gandalf and the Balrog.
Last year, Covid-19 heavily pruned Central Otago artists’ exhibition plans, but they quickly rebounded after lockdown, courtesy of travelling New Zealanders.
Saturday's sunshine put a smile on the face of Snow Farm cross-country skiers, as they celebrated the skifield’s signature 42km international race, despite it being cancelled.