Five weeks of hearings on parts of the Queenstown Lakes District Council proposed district plan began at Lake Hawea yesterday.
Voters in the Upper Clutha will have the choice of who will fill the vacant Queenstown Lakes District Council Wanaka ward seat now community board deputy chairman Quentin Smith has announced...
If you are a fan of Chinese fantasy television you might have been starstruck walking along the shore of Lake Wanaka yesterday.
Opening on Good Friday is unlikely to be legal for most businesses in the near future, despite a growing acceptance of Easter Sunday trading.
Wanaka will continue to play a key role in Nasa's super pressure balloon programme, despite this year's mission being terminated early because of a suspected leak.
Wanaka has the opportunity to prepare for the future and avoid the issues which plague its bigger neighbour.
A suspected leak means Nasa's stadium-sized super pressure balloon will be brought back down to earth well short of its planned 100 day journey.
It's 5 o'clock on a Monday on the shores of Lake Wanaka and the crowd shuffles in.
Preparations for fast-food pizza giant Domino's store in Wanaka are under way and the company hopes to be open for winter.
After years of planning and consultation, the Wanaka Yacht Club is ready to start work on a new million-dollar home on the shores of Lake Wanaka.
The Wanaka Yacht Club has released plans for a million-dollar upgrade to its facility to cater for a rapidly growing membership.
Changes made to the Resource Management Act could mean the public are left in the dark about what is happening in their district, an environmental advocate says.
An injured native bird has got the wind back under its wings thanks to a Lake Hawea resident.
Luggate residents have had their say on the chlorination of their water.
Visitors to Wanaka are making the most of the change of seasons.
How low will it go? Low rainfall and a retreating lake level has exposed an expanse of mudflats on the eastern edge of Roys Bay (pictured) in Wanaka.
They came, they launched and now they're off home.
Cheers of joy could be heard across the tarmac at Wanaka Airport yesterday morning as Nasa's stadium sized balloon left Earth on a possible 100-day journey around the southern hemisphere.
Nasa has successfully launched its stadium sized super pressure balloon from the Wanaka Airport, just after 11am this morning.
There are concerns unsuitable urban development will happen in the Wakatipu Basin if an independent planning study is adopted by the district council.