A Wanaka couple are leaving behind the comforts of home as they embark on three-year journey sailing across the Pacific.
Some of the most recent data from the Kaikoura earthquake will be presented at a geoscience conference being held in Wanaka this week.
More than 200 beer enthusiasts squeezed into Post Office Lane in Wanaka for the first Wanaka Beer Festival on Saturday.
Organisers of the Otago Goldfields Cavalcade are on the hunt for a town to host the 2018 event after first-choice Lake Hawea declined the invitation.
Strong demand for retirement style living accommodation in Wanaka has meant plans for more than 40 apartments for retirees have been brought forward.
Phoebe Young’s dream of competing at the World Mountain Bike Championships is a step closer after she was selected to train with some of the best young riders in New Zealand.
There has been another setback at the Wanaka Recreation Centre with the completion date for laying artificial turf for hockey and netball delayed until the middle of December.
Wanaka will host the New Zealand premiere of an all-women action sports film featuring local free-skier Janina Kuzma.
Shops in Wanaka could finally be allowed to legally trade next Easter Sunday as Queenstown Lakes District Council staff recommend a new Easter Sunday trading policy be made.
Extra parking to help ease overcrowding at the foot of the Roys Peak Track will not be in place for the busy summer period.
Warbirds over Wanaka organisers are looking to the past for inspiration to help mark the airshow’s 30th anniversary in style.
A Wanaka developer and Fish and Game Otago are at odds over what is to blame for an incident earlier this week which resulted in Bullock Creek turning murky.
Wanaka's increasing popularity with tourists is causing parking headaches and the Queenstown Lakes District Council is looking at ways to ease the problem temporarily.
It has been a good year for Lake Hawea musician Anna van Riel, whose children’s song has made the shortlist for an Australian songwriting award.
Major roading projects in the Upper Clutha have been delayed as the Queenstown Lakes District Council awaits further information before advertising them for tender.
A business case on the best option for upgrading Wanaka's Ballantyne Rd will be presented to the Wanaka Community Board next month.
The proposed aerial 1080 drop in the Matukituki Valley will not go ahead. The Department of Conservation says it will focus on higher priority areas.
Work on Cardrona Alpine Resort’s new "chondola" lift started this week.
A toxic algae which killed two dogs earlier this year is expected to appear again this summer and the Otago Regional Council is warning dog owners to be vigilant near waterways.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has rejected a call from an environmental group to sack an independent commissioner from a hearing next month.