A Queenstown representative is set to join the board of Invercargill Airport Ltd.
A convoy of up to 20 trucks loaded down with vintage heavy machinery is due to arrive in Wanaka on Sunday.
The lease giving the Queenstown Airport Corporation control of Wanaka Airport will be made public today.
Threatened legal action related to the proposed redevelopment of Wanaka Airport has been described by Wanaka's Chamber of Commerce chairwoman as "premature, costly and counterproductive".
The good citizens of Lake Hawea and Hawea Flat are being held up as shining examples of how to properly operate the Lakes district's new three-bin rubbish recycling system.
The National Party, if it becomes the government at next year's election, appears unlikely to stand in the way of the Queenstown Airport Corporation's dual Queenstown-Wanaka airport proposal.
The High Court is likely to be asked next week to examine the 100-year lease of Wanaka Airport granted by the QLDC to the Queenstown Airport Corporation effective from April 1 last year.
A National Party promise to provide half the money for a birthing unit in Wanaka, if it is elected next year, would only partly solve maternity service problems.
The National Party is promising the Upper Clutha its own birthing unit if elected in 2020, and if the local community chips in half the cost.
The role of cannabis in the death of a builder in a car crash at Freehold Creek in 2017 has been highlighted by a corner.
The death of a builder in a car crash near Lake Ohau was an accident a coroner has ruled.
Petrol stations in the South were noticeably busy yesterday as motorists topped up in an attempt to avoid the biggest one-day price rise in nine years.
It might seem from all the media noise that airports are front and centre of voter concerns in the Queenstown Lakes district.
Queenstown Lakes District Council candidate Niki Gladding has laid a formal complaint against Mayor Jim Boult, alleging he has "failed to manage'' his conflicts of interest.
Queenstown Lakes mayoral candidate Nik Kiddle has set himself 17 initiatives to achieve before Christmas Eve, if he is elected.
If there was one point candidates at a meeting in Wanaka agreed on last night, it was that the Queenstown Airport had done a poor job of consulting over its proposal to develop Wanaka Airport.
The Otago Daily Times continues its series of profiles of mayoral candidates. Today, Mark Price puts the questions to the Queenstown Lakes district mayor Jim Boult.
The Otago Daily Times continues its series of profiles of mayoral candidates. Today, Mark Price puts the questions to the Queenstown Lakes district mayoral candidate Nicholas Kiddle.
The Otago Daily Times continues its series of profiles of mayoral candidates. Today, Mark Price puts the questions to the Queenstown Lakes district mayoral candidate Alistair Angus.
An antique squadron of 10 Australian aircraft has landed in Wanaka, including a pre-owned ''weapon of mass destruction''.