Frowns have replaced smiles and laughter from children wanting to take a ride on one of Wanaka's most notable attractions.
One year after its doors opened, the Wanaka Recreation Centre is going from strength to strength, the facility's team leader says.
Work will soon start on Wanaka’s $100million lakeside luxury apartment complex after more than a year of delays.
A burn-off at a Lake Hawea development has led to a flurry of complaints from residents who say ash and smoke from the fire spread across the township.
The ongoing battle over the future development of rural land in the Upper Clutha continues today in another resource consent hearing.
As more and more valuable and picturesque land is sold to overseas buyers, the organisation responsible for approving the sales, the Overseas Investment Office, is often in the firing line from critics.
A young up-and-coming Wanaka sailor will take on the best youth sailors in the world after her talent was spotted by one of the legends of the sport.
A resource management watchdog is calling on the Queenstown Lakes District Council to stop doing deals with developers whose resource consents have been declined.
Firefighters have quickly contained a fire at the Base Backpackers in Wanaka.
Two Otago skifields hope for winter weather for the rest of the week, to allow them to open for the season.
A proposal to build a 600-section village and 12-hole golf course just outside Cardrona township is one step closer to reality.
The Lake Hawea Holiday Park is to offer more upmarket choices for campers as part of a redevelopment plan.
History of the sheep kind was re-created on the shores of Lake Wanaka yesterday.
Lake Wanaka will play host to a re-enactment of the arrival of the first merino sheep in New Zealand, as part of a week-long celebration of wool.
A teenager killed in a car accident on Ballantyne Rd last year will be remembered with a road being named after him in a new subdivision in Luggate.
Voters have given Ella Lawton the green light to continue the work of her late mother Maggie on the Otago Regional Council.
The controversial sports facility that has divided opinion in Wanaka has been given the go-ahead after an appeal to the Environment Court was knocked back.
The long drawn out battle over a proposal to build a multi-purpose water sports facility on the shores of Lake Wanaka looks like it has come to an end with an Environment Court decision clearing the way for the controversial building.
Much as his unshorn fleece did, the legacy of Shrek the Sheep continues to grow.
A Wanaka film-maker will see his work on the big screen a little sooner than you might expect.