Uncertainty remains over a proposed new roundabout intended to improve a "dangerous'' intersection at the entrance to Wanaka.
Wanaka Airport might already be a major commercial airport if it was not for the "parochialism" of Queenstown politicians and business interests in the 1980s.
A dual Queenstown-Wanaka airports arrangement has been highlighted as the best option for the future of commercial travel in and out of Central Otago.
Wanaka's senior midwife says the equipment and triage space available for women giving birth in the town is not in the same place or easily accessed.
Another Wanaka mother has come forward with concerns about how far pregnant Wanaka women are from birthing facilities.
Jet-boaters are being advised to carry out safety checks on their steering systems.
The pilot of an amphibious aircraft managed a safe landing at Wanaka Airport yesterday morning with only two of its three wheels down.
A fatal jet boat crash on the Clutha River in February has led Maritime New Zealand to issue a warning for boaties to check their steering systems.
Those unhappy with the contents of a draft master plan for Wanaka yesterday were not reassured by Wanaka Community Board chairman Quentin Smith's pledge the plan was not "set in stone''.
Kristi James, of Hawea Flat, had every intention of following expert advice to have her baby in Dunedin Hospital.
''Five big moves'' for the Wanaka town centre are signalled in the Queenstown Lakes District Council's master plan for the town released this morning.
Many questions as to why the QAC rejected the idea of shifting its airport away from Frankton - opting instead for a dual Queenstown-Wanaka solution to the growth in air traffic - should be answered this week. Mark Price reports.
The once controversial Wanaka Pool celebrates its first birthday on Sunday afternoon with better results than expected.
Air New Zealand's newest aircraft, the A321neo, is not flying into Queenstown Airport, despite a suggestion it would be by now.
The backers of the $180 million redevelopment of central Invercargill have cleared a major planning hurdle, leaving the money as the next big issue to sort out.
Redevelopment of a substantial block of Invercargill's CBD has been given the thumbs up by independent commissioners for the Invercargill City Council.
Remember the "heater metre'' rule.
Stormwater runoff from a new Wanaka subdivision into land owned by the Otago Fish&Game Council at the head of Bullock Creek on Thursday complied with earthworks standards.
A Kelvin Heights resident is challenging the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) over the accuracy of its public statements on alternative sites for its airport at Frankton.
Retirees did not get a mention in the Budget, but that did not concern Yvonne and Graeme Perkins, of Luggate, who believed money was being spent in the right areas.