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.
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.