Investors are being sought to help turn a Boeing 747-400 into a boutique hotel next to Wanaka Airport.
It could have been just a silhouette - a simple, two-dimensional cut-out of a German Tiger tank. But not when Wanaka film and television props master Peter Akass is involved.
The Otago Regional Council (ORC) has agreed to fund part of the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) spatial plan, up to $50,000.
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.
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.