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.
Upper Clutha resident Rik Deaton is taking on the Queenstown Lakes District Council and Wanaka Community Board over his thwarted plans for a new tourist venture.
Ultra-fast broadband is on the way to Makarora, but is unlikely to be there in time for Christmas.
The 18m tall Santa that adorned the Queen St Farmers building and other Auckland buildings for 60 Christmases is due to take up residence in Wanaka.
A marine search and rescue building has been approved for Wanaka.
Fifty years after watching his friends plummet to their deaths on Mt Aspiring, a climber has returned to pay his respects.
Anna Mackay, of Spotts Creek Station in the Cardrona Valley, has diversified into cut flowers. She described to Mark Price her experiences so far.
It has been a busy Sunday afternoon for Coastguard Wanaka Lakes.
South Westland whitebaiter Charlie Neilson says he is prepared to go to jail rather than give up fishing his favourite river.
Details remain sketchy of the fatal crash on State Highway 8A between Tarras and Luggate on Thursday night.
The man who dreamed up the Lake Onslow pumped hydro scheme has hit back at Contact Energy’s claim the scheme could "paralyse" investment in renewable energy.
Will they compromise, will one back down or will the Lakes district end up with three international airports a short drive from each other? Mark Price investigates.
The millennium pathway will continue to be part of Wanaka’s lakefront, although it will be moved and its tiles replaced.
The expansion of Wanaka’s Mt Aspiring College has taken another step after the Ministry of Education applied to the Queenstown Lakes District Council for resource consent for a new building.
A senior Department of Conservation staff member who is also a whitebaiter could be one of those who loses out under a Doc proposal to make some rivers a "refuge" for whitebait.
It was all about how to treat the hair for Luggate portrait artist Stephen Martyn Welch on Saturday.
Charles Innes looks too rugged to be a man who cannot sleep at night for worry.