Allowing airports to expand and accepting too much tourism and population growth were the main points criticised by the public in their submissions on the QLDC's draft spatial plan.
A trip to Poland is beckoning for newly crowned New Zealand gold panning champion Adam Lind, of Alexandra.
A "huge roadblock" is holding up a start on the next leg of the $26.3million Otago Central cycle trail network that would link Queenstown with Cromwell.
Plans to develop Wanaka Airport for commercial jet services might have stalled, but have not gone away.
It worked when selling rams and bulls in Scotland, but will it work for selling a house in Wanaka?
Port Chalmers artist Philip Maxwell has won the $10,000 top prize at a Wanaka event for his Cubist rendition of a scene at Deborah Bay on Otago Harbour.
It's not often a house in the shape of an icositetragon is built in Makarora, or the Queenstown-Lakes district, or perhaps even New Zealand.
Lake Hawea Community Association chairwoman Cherilyn Walthew embraced the quiet while coping with Covid.
A chunk of the Regent Theatre’s history seems to have vanished in a puff of digital dust.
Only twice in the 58-year history of the Wanaka Rodeo has Pat McCarthy, of Chatto Creek, not been a competitor.
Dunedin pupil Meg McLaughlan has completed a five-day epic swim the length of Lakes Hawea and Wanaka to raise money for the Cancer Society.
It's been years in the planning and millions of dollars in the making, but the cycle trail through the Cromwell Gorge is finally nearing completion.
A new cycle track will make commuting between Hawea Flat and Wanaka quicker by about 15 minutes.
Spraying of noxious plants around Lake Dunstan was put on hold recently because of "an unfortunate incident" involving New Zealand’s rare native broom.
A Hawea Flat industrial designer and inventor is attempting to revolutionise the surfing world while at the same time keeping the farm in the family.
Spraying of noxious plants around Lake Dunstan was put on hold recently because of ‘‘an unfortunate incident’’ involving New Zealand’s rare native broom.
Fasten your seatbelt, Queenstown Airport Corporation — an unusual request is about to land on your desk.
Electricity line workers not wearing insulated boots was one of the shortcomings identified in the investigation of a non-fatal electric shock incident at Millers Flat in August.
Thirty young people willing to earn up to $25 an hour picking cherries have so far joined a pilot work scheme devised by three Upper Clutha women, (from left) Liz Breslin, Sarah Millwater and Sarah...
After 12 years of discussion and planning, the Wanaka Yacht Club is close to applying for resource consent for a replacement clubhouse on the Lake Wanaka foreshore.