Among newcomers to Luggate are sculptor Joshua Olley and his family, who moved from Wanaka four years ago.
When Dick Cotter moved from Hawea Flat to Lake Hawea with his late wife Margie and built their two-storey red-brick home, he could count the number of other houses in the township on one hand.
Another application for a development on rural land in the outskirts of Wanaka looks set to go before independent commissioners.
The Luggate Memorial Hall's future is under a cloud after it was found to be potentially earthquake prone.
Christchurch Symphony Orchestra first violinist Cathy Irons lead a group of Hawea Flat School year 3 and 4 pupils through a song yesterday.
A total ban on open fires in the Otago region's central zone, covering Central Otago and the Wanaka area, has been lifted but there is still a severe risk of fire in some areas.
A by-election in the Wanaka ward is expected to cost significantly more than the $22,000 it cost the Queenstown Lakes District Council in 2015.
The future of Sticky Forest in Wanaka is still unclear after a planner recommended plans which would allow residential development on the land be declined.
A by-election is yet to officially be called, but at least one person is already lining up to replace Ella Lawton on the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC).
Ella Lawton will stand for the Otago Regional Council seat left vacant by the death of her mother, triggering a by-election for her Queenstown Lakes District Council seat.
The Otago Regional Council and a University of Otago research group will host events in Wanaka and Queenstown to show research being done on the southern lakes.
After swimming around Ruby Island, David Plew and Wayne Campbell exit Lake Wanaka after finishing the last swim leg of the Breca Wanaka swim-run race on Saturday.
The New Zealand Transport Agency will install full-time traffic counting equipment on the busy one-lane Albert Town bridge, with a long term view to upgrading or replacing the bridge.
The developer of proposed 13-section residential subdivision just north of the Red Bridge near Luggate, says he is surprised the application was declined.
Wanaka’s famous lone willow tree has been left high and dry by the low level of Lake Wanaka.
An unfavourable weather forecast has prompted Nasa to delay the launch of its high-pressure scientific balloon.
A Wanaka barman has shown he knows what it takes to pull the perfect pint.
Even the faintest possibility fast-food giant McDonald's could be considering setting up in Wanaka is enough to ruffle some residents.
The second day of the Environment Court hearing on the Save Wanaka Lakefront Reserves Inc appeal against the decision to grant resource consent for the controversial Wanaka Watersports Facility was...
Almost every aspect of the proposed lakeside water sports facility in Wanaka was questioned during an Environment Courthearing.