A young woman tramper has been rescued, wet, cold but otherwise unharmed after being trapped on the wrong side of the Haast River near Fantail Falls this afternoon.
Once the Lear Jet of the 1930s that flew corporate America on their pre-war business trips, four of the fast and opulent Beechcraft Staggerwing are now part of the Wanaka aviation scene.
"Arbitrary lines" and a lack of detail were the main criticisms of Wahi Tupuna mapping at a Lake Hawea public meeting on Thursday night.
The Government's consultation document on the future management of whitebait could be out before the end of the year, as promised. Then again, it could be next year.
A Wanaka man who helped make buying groceries easier wants to speed up the time it takes to build a house to put them in.
A plane forced to circle Wanaka Airport after a problem with its undercarriage landed without serious incident on Saturday, by skidding along the runway.
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Retired fencing contractor Evelyn (Shorty) Gray (65), of Lake Hawea, is lining up for her ninth attempt at securing the title of "Perfect Woman", at Luggate over the weekend.
Traffic volumes across the Haast and Lindis passes show a sharp rise at Labour Weekend as the summer tourist season in the South begins.
A Wanaka man disputing his conviction for common assault on a physiotherapist has won another day in the High Court after taking his case to the Court of Appeal.
The High Court has turned down an Allied Press request for access to files from the case brought against Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult by the liquidators of Stonewood Homes Ltd, Rhys Cain and Rees Logan.
The investigation into the crash of a Hughes 369D helicopter near Wanaka Airport last year that claimed the lives of Nick Wallis, Paul Hondelink and Scott Theobold is at about the halfway stage.
Disgraced former host of NBC's current affairs show Today Matt Lauer must continue to show he is of "good character" if he is to retain the lease of Hunter Valley Station, on the shores of Lake Hawea.
The Friends of Bullock Creek Society is not being promised a ''simple quick fix'' of an under-performing stormwater system in the neighbouring Alpha Series subdivision.
Plans to solve Cardrona's waste water problems appear to have opened the floodgates to substantial housing and tourist developments that have been on hold for years.
A question mark hangs over whether or not Calum MacLeod will remain deputy mayor of the Queenstown Lakes District.