Revised concept plans for the Wanaka lakefront have been given a qualified pass mark by the woman who spearheaded a campaign to save the area’s tiled millennium path.
Coronet Peak skifield, Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone skifield will be open today but with Covid-19 Alert Level 2 restrictions in place.
All or part of an Omarama farm once controversially earmarked for dairying is understood to now be in the hands of the Government.
The world’s best exponents of the art of ploughing are coming to Lake Hawea, but not for quite a while.
Before international airports became the talk of Tarras, farming was the district’s main preoccupation. Mark Price takes a look at what has happened to Tarras in the days since its potential for farming was first realised.
Lake Hawea’s growing pains were brought to the attention yesterday of the panel hearing submissions on the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s proposed district plan.
A burning issue in Kingston appears to have been resolved to residents’ satisfaction, in a matter of just a few hours.
Construction of the 480-lot Lake Hawea special housing area (SHA) is scheduled to begin in early January.
The group opposed to an international airport being built at Tarras has taken its argument to Wellington where it believes decisions on airports should be made.
Central Otago cherry growers would expect to benefit from a new international airport at Tarras.
Speakers at a public meeting in Tarras last night were unanimous in their opposition to the idea of an international airport being built in their valley.
Queenstown entrepreneur Basil Walker has resigned from the Act New Zealand party and will stand as an independent in the Invercargill electorate at the general election.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has defended its method of reviewing its district plan.
Those hoping to wave goodbye to Queenstown Airport could be in for a long wait.
Christchurch International Airport has not yet nailed down the final 40ha of land it has been trying to buy for a new airport at Tarras.
Christchurch International Airport Ltd’s plan for a new airport on farmland at Tarras has been described as ‘‘the death knell’’ for the Queenstown Airport Corporation, which operates Queenstown and Wanaka Airports.
Christchurch Airport has just unveiled a ''new long-term proposal'' for a new airport in the Tarras region.
Ralph Fegan does not disguise his disappointment as he prepares to join the ranks of the recently redundant.
"Contradictory and confused" is how an Environment Court judge has described the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s method of reviewing its district plan.
The public might yet get the chance to have a say about a big house proposed to be built overlooking Lake Wanaka in an area designated an outstanding natural landscape.