The convener of one of Central Otago's most popular charity events is thrilled by the continued support shown by golfers around the region.
Centenarian Annie Waldron was full of smiles yesterday, as she enjoyed herself on St Patrick's Day in Wanaka, and her Scottish eyes sparkled as she recounted her recent 100th birthday celebrations.
Wanaka-based snowboarder James Hamilton, of Auckland, won a bronze medal in a World Cup snowboarding event in Valmalenco, Italy, yesterday.
Wanaka dog catcher Daryl Taylor bit off more than he could chew when a stray Jack Russell turned the tables on him recently.
An 8m plummet down a cliff face left a Swedish man unconscious after he fell from the popular Wanaka climbing spot Riverside Crags, yesterday afternoon.
Magnificent flying machines have been buzzing above Wanaka this week as the pilots of vintage aircraft from around New Zealand prepare for the biennial Warbirds Over Wanaka Easter airshow.
As a boy Daniel Pezaro used to perch on the porch of his parent's home and watch the aerobatic antics of Sir Tim Wallis flying his replica Hawker Hurricane warplane through the blue skies above Lake Wanaka.
A new track along the northern head of Lake Hawea has been opened by the Department of Conservation (Doc) after tenure review with the owners of Dingleburn Station was completed.
A Wanaka-led agricultural initiative to help impoverished farmers in the former Soviet Union-controlled Kyrgyzstan is providing new hope for the isolated villagers of the remote and mountainous country.
A dispute between property developers heading neighbouring residential subdivisions in Lake Hawea is to be heard by the Environment Court.
Perry Crockett is hoping he will have the backing of his Wanaka Tennis Club proteges when he plays in a tri-nations exhibition match for the club's centennial celebrations tomorrow, but doubts whether they will be baracking for him - because of his Australian background.
Airborne shepherds displayed stockmanship to surprise even the most die-hard dog trialists at the inaugural Tarras Dog Heli Challenge yesterday.
A firefighting team from Wanaka won first place in the women's section of the annual Otago-Southland rural firefighting Wajax competition, which was held in Te Anau on Saturday.
An old and ineffective flood protection structure is scheduled to be removed from the Matukituki River by the Otago Regional Council (ORC) next summer.
A year long search-and-rescue mystery concerning the whereabouts of missing English tramper Dr Derek Hawkins may be close to being solved.
Engines roared over the rushing waters of three Central Otago rivers as more than 20 competitors raced in the annual Otago-Southland jet-boat marathon during the weekend.
Delays in deciding whether two Wanaka developments can go ahead have been defended by council planners who claim the ‘‘complicated'' resource consent decisions need ‘‘proper consideration'' from the independently commissioned panels.
Police and fire inspectors have concluded a fire which gutted a Wanaka takeaway store on Saturday morning started accidentally and are not looking for anyone in connection with the blaze.
Police are hoping the results of a pathology examination to formally identify missing English tramper Dr Derek Hawkins will be available by the end of the week.