US President Donald Trump's government shutdown has put paid to a super-pressure balloon launch from Wanaka Airport this year.
The organisers of a 1700-signature petition calling for the retention of the millennium tile path along the Wanaka lakefront are feeling a little more confident the path will be saved.
It was New Zealand gold, America silver - times two - at the Challenge Wanaka half-triathlon on Saturday.
Expansion of Wanaka Airport was supported by 52% of the members of the Wanaka Chamber of Commerce who took part in a survey late last year.
Will it fly? ... That's one of the questions hanging over the idea of bringing back to the Queenstown Lakes District one of the tourist industry's original passenger airliners.
Kiwibuild is not changing course on its plans to build 211 houses in Wanaka's Northlake subdivision despite only four of the first 10 in the area selling so far.
The plane "that built Queenstown'' and is now lying derelict in Bangladesh might be brought back to the Lakes District.
Wanaka Medical Centre Ltd is being taken to court by Northlake Investments Ltd.
Ten-year-old Domenico Robinson, of Wanaka, dispatches Alexandra knight Tim Bosse at the Medieval Festival organised by Wanaka’s Holy Family Catholic School on Saturday.
The idea of holding a meeting of Northlake residents to discuss a proposed hotel in the subdivision appears to have fallen through.
Just four of the 10 KiwiBuild houses in Wanaka’s Northlake subdivision have been sold.
A request for resource consent to build a house on Roys Peninsula, west of Wanaka, has been refused.
Fashion designers Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney went there.
Motorists should look out for large numbers of motorcyclists on southern roads over the next few days.
A 1300-strong petition is expected to be presented to the Wanaka Community Board today by people trying to protect the town's millennium path.
Residents of Wanaka’s Northlake subdivision are planning a meeting to discuss their concerns about a proposed hotel.
The advantages of taking irrigation water from a series of bores along the length of the Lindis River rather than from existing water races are likely to be central to the deliberations of an Environment Court judge.
Imposing a minimum flow of 900litres per second for the Lindis River would mean some farmers would be forced off their land.
The term ''flatlining'' has been used in an Environment Court appeal hearing in Cromwell to describe the state of the Lindis River and several other Otago waterways.
Divisions within the Tarras community over use of the Lindis River for irrigation have been brought to the attention of an Environment Court appeal hearing in Cromwell.