A Wanaka landowner told a hearings panel this week he had been waiting 15 years to address an Environment Court decision that placed what he says are tough restrictions on what can be done with the...
An environmental group and the Department of Conservation will work more closely in their effort to rid the Makarora area of introduced predators.
Wanaka's booming tourism market is benefiting one unlikely group - cinema lovers.
The race to fill the vacant seat on the Queenstown Lakes District Council is heating up, a fourth candidate having put his name forward.
It is unlikely changes will be made to special ski area zones in the Queenstown Lakes district.
New Zealand Music Hall of Fame inductee Moana Maniapoto (centre) performs with some of the 150 aspiring musicians who attended the Yami Sounz Summit Sunday night showcase at the Lake Wanaka...
A new custom-designed fire appliance will be a great asset for the Makarora community, the town’s fire chief says.
A price increase has not slowed demand for a place on some of the South's Great Walks, as bookings are snapped up faster than last year.
Wanaka and the rest of the Upper Clutha will be included in a proposal for 3900 new sections in the Queenstown Lakes district, but there are no immediate plans for the area.
A Wanaka retailer says the popularity of a free Wi-Fi zone outside his store is affecting business and is potentially dangerous for pedestrians using the footpath.
A third candidate has put up his hand for the vacant Wanaka ward seat on the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
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.