Building hotels in residential neighbourhoods was not uncommon, the lawyer acting for Northlake Investments Ltd, Warwick Goldsmith, told a resource consent hearing in Wanaka yesterday.
A section of Wanaka's troublesome Ballantyne Rd is due for a $6.4million upgrade, including 1m-wide shoulders for cyclists and pedestrians.
If the question is, "Should Queenstown Airport share some of its air traffic with Dunedin and Invercargill?" then the answer seems to be: "We’re talking about it".
Detailed scientific work on the quality of water flowing into Lake Wanaka from the Wanaka township will begin this month.
Milford Air owner Hank Sproull is backing the Queenstown Airport Corporation's plan to develop Wanaka Airport for commercial traffic.
The chairman of Wellington International Airport Tim Brown has thrown a bucket of cold water over the idea of a new Otago airport to replace Queenstown Airport.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has declined to reveal details of a ‘‘spatial plan’’ that could delay the public release of plans for Wanaka Airport.
Consider the fog. That was the response of long-standing Tarras farmer Pete Jolly to the idea of a new airport in his neighbourhood to serve the Queenstown-Wanaka region.
Redeveloping Wanaka Airport to take passenger aircraft is estimated to cost between $300 million and $400 million.
Direct jet flights between Wanaka Airport and other New Zealand centres could be a reality by 2025.
It is time for the public to "tune in" before some big decisions over the future look and function of the Wanaka town centre.
The Australian national anthem was played at the Anzac dawn service on the lakefront at Wanaka yesterday, and a small group were heard to be singing along.
The Lake Hawea journalist accused of trying to blackmail Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult denies she was part of a smear campaign against the mayor before the 2016 local body election.
He was a cabin boy on the Earnslaw, swept the streets of Queenstown and picked the fruit in the Cromwell Gorge before it was flooded by the Clyde Dam.
Queenstown Lakes District Council senior planner Sarah Gathercole has recommended consent for a hotel in Wanaka's Northlake special zone be refused.
John Harris and Marilyn Duxson, of Maori Point Wines, do not welcome the idea that one day planes might land where their 6.5ha of grapes are growing.
Prospects for the May 4 opening of the duck-shooting season appear to be better than last year, although ponds in some parts of Otago lack water.
Close Queenstown Airport, leave Wanaka Airport alone and build a new international airport to serve Central Otago and the Lakes District somewhere else.
Finishing a bike race that is 160km long is respectable enough.
Seventy-two percent of the Wanaka public surveyed recently would like some of the town centre's streets closed to vehicles.