A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the New Zealand ski industry because of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Wanaka will lose about $22million of economic activity as a result of Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow being cancelled because of Covid-19.
Asked how many jobs were at stake because of Covid-19, Queenstown Chamber of Commerce chief executive Anna Mickell yesterday said simply: "Lots".
The clock is ticking for the Queenstown Lakes District Council to get a new sewerage system operating for Lake Hawea.
Nasa has cancelled its planned launch from Wanaka Airport of a super pressure balloon next month.
Asked to suggest how the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) could solve its growing capacity problem, the groups opposed to the commercial development of Wanaka Airport were of one mind — that...
New fuel is about to be added to the fiery debate over maternity services in the Central Otago-Wanaka area.
Almost four years after the Government announced funding for a mammoth cycle trail network in Central Otago, the government departments involved have still not done the paper work.
Bird repellent could be used by the Department of Conservation in future to reduce the number of kea dying as a result of 1080 poisoning programmes.
If one was ‘‘terrible’’ and 10 was ‘‘amazing’’, then forward tourist bookings are sitting in the ‘‘five to seven range’’.
A Ranfurly volunteer firefighter killed in a car crash in Otago on Sunday was a "lovely", "bubbly" man who will be sorely missed, friends and colleagues say.
Plans are in place to keep ambulance and helicopter crews safe should they be required to transport to hospital patients seriously ill with Covid-19.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has dismissed it as not relevant to the district’s airport debate but Extinction Rebellion Queenstown Lakes spokeswoman Anna Simmonds has called it ‘‘a true victory’’.
The Wanaka Chamber of Commerce is neither for nor against development of Wanaka Airport for commercial traffic.
The number of kea to have died in Mt Aspiring National Park’s Matukituki Valley west of Wanaka could be more than the six found so far.
Chinese ski resorts are opening up again, following the Covid-19 outbreak, and that is seen as a hopeful sign for the ski industry here.
Of more than 1200 people who have taken part in an online survey about the future of Queenstown and Wanaka Airports, only two have had anti-virus problems, according to consultants MartinJenkins.
Legal action against the Queenstown Lakes District Council is not on Auckland International Airport Ltd’s (AIAL) agenda.
Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult has warned his council it could be taken to court by Auckland International Airport.
Nasa plans to test another high-altitude, super pressure balloon from Wanaka Airport next month as it builds towards a major space science project in the Antarctic.