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.
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.
Opponents of the decision to treat Lake Hawea township's water supply with chlorine are planning to make their voices heard at a public meeting on Saturday.
Regional differences in the price of fuel across Otago have left some motorists scratching their heads.
A half-day hike near Wanaka which has been described as one of the best in New Zealand has been given a publicity boost after it was included in a list of the top sights in the country.
Passing motorists tried to save the life of a motorcyclist who died after a head-on collision with an another vehicle on the Crown Range.
Monday will mark the start of the final stage in the long and costly consent process for the proposed lakeside Wanaka Watersports Facility.
It is not just Wanaka's tourism businesses benefiting from the influx of visitors at this time of year, the town's recycling centre is busier than ever.
Piles of recycling built up outside the Queenstown Lakes District Council's Maungawera Rd refuse and recycling drop-off station on Wednesday night.
Potentially dangerous power poles in Upper Clutha camping grounds are being checked regularly by lines company staff over the holidays.