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.
Right up until the end of her life, Otago regional councillor Maggie Lawton was a tireless advocate for her constituency.
Wanaka developer Allan Dippie's plans for a two-storey house overlooking Lake Wanaka are a step closer to reality with a council planner recommending resource consent be granted.
The tightening of access to public land through high-country stations is becoming a trend as new owners move away from farming, Otago Fish and Game Council's Niall Watson says.
Prime Minister Bill English was on edge during his visit to Wanaka this weekend.
Each year, green-fingered gardeners spend hours trying to grow the biggest pumpkins or the brightest beetroot with the hopes winning a prize or two in the Wanaka A&P Show.
Another year, another record attendance at the Wanaka A&P Show.
A woman who prevented a possible assault on another woman in Wanaka on Thursday morning, says she just reacted and did not consider her own safety.
Brooke King (12), of Invercargill, cools off with an ice cream at the Wanaka A&P Show yesterday. Fine weather drew thousands of people to the big show’s first day, where the temperature hit 25degC in the late afternoon.
The partner of the Wanaka man who suffered life-threatening injuries after an unprovoked attack says the couple are ready to move on after one of his attacker’s appeal for a shorter sentence was denied.