A Swiss woman living in Queenstown who was given Overseas Investment Office approval in 2016 to buy an $8million farm at West Wanaka is applying to subdivide it.
Seven KiwiBuild houses in Wanaka’s Northlake suburb, offered for sale in a ballot, have found a buyer — and three have not.
A Lake Hawea camping ground operator wants to know why public money is being spent providing tourists with free camping areas when there is plenty of space available in existing camping grounds.
Signs warning of the dangers swimmers can face in the Bannockburn Inlet of the Kawarau River are expected to be in place by the middle of next month.
A teenager saved a five-year-old girl from drowning in a river near Cromwell, but was unable to save himself and drowned after passing her to a relative.
A major change to the Otago Regional Council's position on minimum flow levels in the Lindis River was made by staff without the endorsement of councillors.
The majority of Upper Clutha residents surveyed by the Queenstown Airport Corporation appear happy to accept Wanaka Airport being developed and for there to be an increase in visitor numbers.
Six months after applying rumble strips along 30 regional state highways, the NZ Transport Agency has removed 8.6km of the strips because of safety concerns raised by cyclists and a local authority.
The complexities of farming with irrigation in the Lindis and Ardgour valleys of the Upper Clutha were spelled out at an Environment Court hearing in Cromwell this week.
A low-flowing Lindis River could be worse for trout than periods of no flow, University of Otago zoology department head Prof Gerry Closs says.
The Lindis Catchment Group's Environment Court appeal against the ORC's plan change 5A decision on water allocation and minimum flows in the Lindis River catchment continued in Cromwell yesterday.
A former Otago Regional Council senior manager is backing an Environment Court appeal by the Lindis Catchment Group, representing irrigators, who are trying to overturn an ORC decision.
The debate between water experts over the way forward for the Lindis River catchment resumed in an Environment Court appeal in Cromwell yesterday without any sign of who is gaining the upper hand.
There were 1600 Rover Sunbeam ambulances built during World War 1. But only one has survived.
The Otago Regional Council is taking court action over alleged stormwater contamination of the Clutha River in Wanaka.
The future of the long-standing system of water races irrigating farms in the Lindis River catchment is in the hands of the Environment Court and looking very uncertain.
The Otago Regional Council is arguing against its own decision on how water in the Lindis River catchment should be allocated for irrigation.
The main entrance to Wanaka could be in for a dramatic change if a proposed $20 million to $30 million development is approved.
Fire crews are this morning continuing to monitor a fire by Lake Hawea that forced the evacuation of several houses yesterday.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has asked the public for submissions as it works on a master plan for the Wanaka town centre. It has been inundated by responses, writes Mark Price.