It might be just a slab of concrete - but with a set of powerful lights and a windsock it is just what the doctor ordered for the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter.
Despite the Government rushing through legislation to allow it, there will be no testing of drugs at the Rhythm & Alps music festival at the end of this month.
Runners in Te Anau’s Kepler Challenge have had an extra hour in bed this morning, a reduction in the amount of climbing to be done and 1km knocked off the length of the course, thanks to forecast...
It is not often talked about, but Sir Edmund Hillary did not climb the whole height of Mt Everest — just the last 7432 vertical metres.
Opponents of the proposed new international airport at Tarras had their moment in the limelight at a Christchurch City Council meeting yesterday.
After five years’ debate, the final version of the plan for developing a long stretch of the Wanaka lakefront has been signed and sealed.
The proposed new cycle trail between Wanaka and Pisa Moorings will criss-cross the Clutha River to avoid landowners not wanting a part of it.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is being urged to provide space for an e-bike business in Wanaka to show it is doing something practical to combat climate change.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has congratulated the Government for recognising the district’s "recruitment challenges" and making changes he and colleagues had advocated for.
Lakes district’s debate over airports is pitting two communities against each other.
The Auckland woman believed to have been murdered on Saturday, Elizabeth (Ying) Zhong, was the owner of the Carrick vineyard and winery at Bannockburn, in Central Otago.
Home owners living in the kanuka forest on Wanaka’s Mt Iron and Little Mt Iron are the subject of a study on how prepared they are for a "wildfire".
Opponents of the proposed international airport at Tarras have been allotted 10 minutes in which to express their concerns to Christchurch city councillors.
Major change to the entrance to Wanaka is still on the cards, despite a resource consent application being declined earlier this year.
Fresh water and how to get it is top of mind for Ray Grubb, of Wanaka, as he begins his first term as New Zealand Fish and Game Council chairman.
The new owner of the giant Auckland Santa is hoping it will eventually lose its "creepy" tag.
Santa Claus has come to town, albeit in pieces.
A mother duck and her ducklings were behind a serious crash near Wanaka Airport on Thursday evening.
Delays in building four new classrooms at Hawea Flat Primary School will mean two short-term classrooms being brought in from another school in the South Island.
The new $1.5million State Highway 84 underpass at the entrance to Wanaka will be ready for cyclists and pedestrians by the end of the month.