Aspiring Lifestyle Retirement Village resident John Rich (80) throws the ''javelin'' during the village's sports day in Wanaka yesterday.
More than 100 people took part in the Top Town Challenge Waitangi Day celebration at the Hawea Flat School yesterday.
An increased focus on parking enforcement in Wanaka has resulted in a huge jump in the number of parking tickets issued during the holiday period.
Approval has been given for the process to start on a plan which could result in a 12-hole golf course being developed just outside Cardrona township.
A plan is being developed to help Mt Aspiring College cope with its rapidly increasing roll.
The families of two young trampers reported lost in the East Matukituki valley spent an emotional night waiting for any news about the pair.
Two young Dunedin trampers reported missing in the the East Matukitiki valley near Wanaka have been found safe and well.
Golfers could soon be teeing-off in the Cardrona Valley if a proposed ''alpine links'' golf course goes ahead.
Only a matter of seconds separated the two fastest swimmers at The Ruby lake swim event in Wanaka on Saturday.
It appears not everyone agrees with the Queenstown Lakes District Council about how Wanaka Airport should be run.
A 100km running race was the pinnacle of the Big Easy event, which also included a mountain-bike race, a marathon over Mt Pisa and a team relay race following the same 100km running course.
Wanaka residents passionate about Sticky Forest are encouraged to let their voices be heard at a public forum next month.
An environmental group has indicated it will oppose the development of two plots of farmland on the outskirts of Wanaka.
Work is set to start on the Heights subdivision in Wanaka, which will add more than 100 new units to the town’s housing stock.
The fate of the Wanaka Residents Association will be decided at its annual meeting on February 22 when members will vote on a motion to disband.
Giant pizza franchise Domino's is set to open a store in Wanaka - but not everyone is happy about the fast-food chain setting up in town.
Stuck on a glacier in the Southern Alps with almost zero visibility, Allan Brent knew he and his friends needed to get to lower ground but he could not do anything to help.
Wanaka is busier than ever with traffic jams, queues, parking issues and people everywhere.
All the signs are pointing to another "golden week" for Wanaka tourism operators as Chinese tourists pack into the town for Chinese New Year celebrations.
A hearing on the changes which would allow shops in the Queenstown Lakes district to open on Easter Sunday has been cancelled after none of the submitters chose to be heard.