The Wanaka Community Board has accepted the Queenstown Lakes District Council should be allowed to dip into the Wanaka asset sale reserve for $1million to help pay for a replacement for the Luggate...
Two people had to be freed from a car which ended up on its side after the vehicle struck a tree in central Wanaka today.
A $100 million upgrade of two of Transpower’s high-voltage lines through Otago is under way, with the biggest job set to begin in January.
The group opposed to the development of Wanaka Airport for commercial jets believes the airport’s majority owner, the Queenstown Lakes District Council, has begun clearing the way for the project.
Everything from the remains of a horse to an old armchair were removed from the banks of the Cardrona River just east of Wanaka this week.
A Bannockburn couple have taken up the cause of an abandoned Ministry of Works botanical experiment in Central Otago.
The Covid-19 virus is expected to benefit New Zealand anglers this fishing season with overseas anglers left stranded and flapping about on the far bank of the Tasman Sea.
Ian Cole is one of dozens of fishing guides in the South who relies for an income on anglers from overseas.
The Government has designated 11,800ha in the Mackenzie Basin near this week’s major fire "dryland" conservation land.
Connnetics, the company whose staff were at risk during an electrical incident at Millers Flat last month, will carry out the investigation into what went wrong.
Two high-voltage electricity lines which came into contact at Millers Flat last month had the potential to kill a group of about 10 contractors working at the site.
Christchurch city councillors and ratepayers will not back Christchurch International Airport Ltd’s plan to spend millions of dollars on an international airport at Tarras.
People around the world are searching for former Wanaka paraglider James "Kiwi" Oroc (Johnson) without leaving their computer screens.
New Zealand volunteers will be sought to have Covid-19 vaccines tested on them, although probably not until next year.
The University of Otago will help lead efforts to secure a Covid-19 vaccine for New Zealand as part of newly established national vaccine alliance.
Former All Black Richie McCaw is one of the shareholders of a company seeking resource consent to create solar-powered house lots next to the Hawea River between Albert Town and Lake Hawea.
The Luggate Fire Brigade is dealing with a grass fire on land at the top of the rural Queensberry subdivision east of Luggate.
After a two and a-half year wait, Sounds Air almost has the thumbs-up to fly passengers between Wanaka and Christchurch.