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.
The spectre of climate change has made an appearance in the closing stages of the Environment Court appeal hearing over the use of water from the Lindis River.
Wanaka police were yesterday afternoon unaware of a complaint two fake building inspectors were approaching home owners in the Wanaka area.
A 50-year-old American man was airlifted off the Timaru River Track near Lake Hawea yesterday afternoon, suffering from dehydration.
One of Cardrona’s pioneer women is now being remembered in high places.
Two fake building inspectors are reported to be on the prowl in Wanaka.
A third Lakes District camping ground operator has joined the chorus of discontent over the new Queenstown Lakes District Council "hub" near Luggate, which offers some tourists free camping sites.
Rural residents near Wanaka say they are infuriated by a new sign "inviting" campers to park along Ballantyne Rd.
A Summerland Express Freight truck carrying dangerous goods ran off State Highway 8, the Lindis Pass, early yesterday morning causing ''moderate'' injuries to the 43-year-old driver.
A recovery crew was called to remove items from a dangerous goods truck which ran off the road on the Lindis Pass this morning, injuring the driver.
Opponents of the proposed SHA on the outskirts of the Lake Hawea township are not convinced there is sufficient evidence of demand for the ''affordable'' housing it would provide.
A millennium path on the Wanaka lakefront appears likely to be retained, but where and in what form has not yet been decided.
The internet's full of videos of people jumping off high places with not much to hold them up. Mark Price talks to experienced speed flyer Mal Haskins about the sport.