A firefighter has been injured fighting a scrub fire west of Wanaka as a result of being hit in the face with a log.
It is an awkward question to take to a whitebait festival. Should those attending be consuming large quantities of a little native fish considered to be declining or threatened?
Recreation reserve land next to the controversial free camping site at the Upper Clutha's Red Bridge is being upgraded.
The Otago Fish & Game Council is calling for "urgent action" to fix the stormwater system in the Alpha Series subdivision at the head of Wanaka's Bullock Creek.
Court action against property developer Northlake Investments Ltd is in serious doubt because of money issues.
A conflict of interest complaint against Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult will be heard by the council's elected member conduct committee on Monday.
International flights will not be part of Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult's agenda for Wanaka Airport if he is re-elected.
A second formal complaint has been laid with the Queenstown Lakes District Council alleging Mayor Jim Boult failed to declare a conflict of interest.
Auckland lawyer Mike Holm has arrived in Queenstown to investigate a conflict of interest complaint made against Mayor Jim Boult.
The Queenstown Airport Corporation has declined to release the report its board received before it decided to ''model'' a dual Queenstown-Wanaka ''airport system''.
The Wanaka Airport lease has been made public, but it was ''too little too late'' for the Wanaka Stakeholders Group.
A convoy of up to 20 trucks loaded down with vintage heavy machinery is due to arrive in Wanaka on Sunday.
The lease giving the Queenstown Airport Corporation control of Wanaka Airport will be made public today.
Threatened legal action related to the proposed redevelopment of Wanaka Airport has been described by Wanaka's Chamber of Commerce chairwoman as "premature, costly and counterproductive".
The good citizens of Lake Hawea and Hawea Flat are being held up as shining examples of how to properly operate the Lakes district's new three-bin rubbish recycling system.
The National Party, if it becomes the government at next year's election, appears unlikely to stand in the way of the Queenstown Airport Corporation's dual Queenstown-Wanaka airport proposal.
The High Court is likely to be asked next week to examine the 100-year lease of Wanaka Airport granted by the QLDC to the Queenstown Airport Corporation effective from April 1 last year.
A National Party promise to provide half the money for a birthing unit in Wanaka, if it is elected next year, would only partly solve maternity service problems.