The Otago Regional Council's plans for the future of Queenstown Lakes district have been described as worryingly inadequate in places by the district's mayor.
Wanaka councillor Ella Lawton will step down from her role on the Queenstown Lakes District Council, paving the way for her to stand in the Otago Regional Council’s by-election.
The long-term future of the Wanaka Airport will now be in the hands of the Queenstown Airport Corporation, but the community will still have a say in how it is run.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has told Lake Hawea residents the council is not blind to the concerns the community has about the permanent chlorination of its water supply.
What is rural and what is not was one of the questions posed at a resource consent hearing in Wanaka this week.
Nasa hopes the weather will align for the launch of its super pressure balloon tomorrow morning.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council hopes to bring Wanaka into the future with a proposal to install two fast electric car chargers in the town's main street.
More rural land on the outskirts of Wanaka could be developed if plans for two subdivisions are approved by independent commissioners.
Plans for a golf course and new residential and commercial subdivision just outside of the Cardrona township are progressing as a second round of submissions on the proposal open.
Nasa's hopes for a successful launch of its super-pressure balloon in Wanaka have been deflated for a fifth time.
One day you are breaking the law, the next you are not.
A westerly wind change has deflated Nasa's hopes for a successful launch of it's super pressure balloon from the Wanaka Airport this morning.
Nasa hopes to launch its super pressure balloon from the Wanaka Airport on Monday morning.
An unsettled forecast for most of New Zealand over the next few days is likely to keep Nasa’s super pressure balloon on the ground until next week.
The sale of Hunter Valley Station to American television presenter Matt Lauer and his wife Annette will benefit every New Zealander, the station's leaseholders for the past 40 years say.
An unsettled forecast for most of New Zealand over the next few days, means Nasa's super pressure balloon is likely to stay on the ground until next week.
Pupils from St Gerard's School in Alexandra finish their kapa haka with a bang at the Uruuruwhenua Schools Kapa Haka Festival at Molyneux Park in Alexandra yesterday.
Nasa is hoping to launch its super pressure balloon at the Wanaka Airport tomorrow morning after today's attempt was cancelled because of wind.
Nasa has postponed the scheduled launch of its super pressure balloon from Wanaka this morning owing to unfavourable weather conditions.
Wanaka’s booming housing market and rocketing prices have prompted people seeking that lifestyle but not at eye-watering prices to look to surrounding settlements.