No toxins have been found in the Albert Town lagoon despite extremely high levels of a potentially toxic algae.
An exclusion zone has been placed on part of Lake Hawea near the set of a Hollywood film, due to safety concerns.
Another Wanaka resource consent battle is set to be decided in the Environment Court. Last month, Gavin and Jaquetta George, of Auckland, were granted permission by independent commissioner Bob...
Under the right circumstances commercial passenger flights could return to Wanaka, Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Colin Keel says.
Challenge Wanaka volunteer manager Jo Guest (right) and deputy manager Perryn Lydford try to recruit more volunteers for the event on the Wanaka lakefront yesterday.
It seems Lake Hawea is the place to be and work is set to start on more than 70 new residential sections in the town’s Timfield subdivision.
Developers who hope to turn rural land on the outskirts of Wanaka into residential sections face opposition from neighbouring property owners.
No evidence has been found linking stormwater runoff to a potentially toxic algal bloom in the Albert Town lagoon.
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.
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.