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.
A Wanaka swimmer has set a record time for swimming the length of Lake Wanaka — and it is more than four hours faster than the previous record.
The group opposed to Wanaka Airport being developed for commercial jets has taken issue with consultants MartinJenkins over its online survey about the future of air services to the Lakes District.
Robin Dicey cannot quite turn water into wine, but he is turning grapes into wine without water. The Bannockburn wine industry pioneer tells reporter Mark Price about his recent vino experiments.
"Boil water" signs will become a permanent fixture at many Department of Conservation (Doc) huts, campsites and amenity areas over the next four years.
A huge star has been found for this Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Air Show.
Upper Clutha community leaders fighting plans to introduce jet services at Wanaka Airport came out of a focus group meeting last night expressing fears their views will be ignored.
Questions are being raised over who is considered "important" in the debate over Wanaka Airport development, and who is not.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is not taking criticism from Lake Hawea businessman Dr John Cossens lying down.
Routine maintenance work will begin on Monday on the single-lane Makarora River bridge on State Highway 6 through the Haast Pass.
A $4 million solution to the problematic Mt Iron intersection on the outskirts of Wanaka is being brought forward.
A search is under way for a hunter overdue from a trip in the Timaru Creek area east of Lake Hawea.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is taking advantage of the improved weather to clean up after recent heavy rain.
A Lake Hawea businessman is preparing a $1million-plus damages claim against the Queenstown Lakes District Council over the difficulties he faced getting consent for a small rural subdivision.
While Queenstown and Wanaka tourist organisations puzzle over the likely impact of the Government’s ban on Chinese tourists, Puzzling World, in Wanaka, is providing some strong clues.
Queenstown Lakes deputy mayor Calum MacLeod has been ejected from the group opposed to commercial development of Wanaka Airport.
What would you do after finishing a 10km lake swim?
It was once known as "the heart of the desert" but anyone visiting the oasis that is Cromwell today might wonder why.
Hollywood has come to Otago’s Maniototo in a location not far from the Falls Dam and Hills Creek, just down the road from St Bathans and over the hill from Ranfurly.
The highlands of Otago are (almost) ready and waiting for the arrival of the Highlanders for their pre-season match against the Crusaders on Friday.