A Wanaka landowner has been taken to court by the Queenstown Lakes District Council after a "significant amount" of native vegetation was cleared from a Mt Iron property earlier this year.
Ballantyne Rd residents want the condition of the road improved so accidents such as the one that killed a Luggate teenager are avoided.
High levels of arsenic found in the Hawea Flat Kindergarten's water supply are not a cause for concern yet, the chemist testing the water says.
The safety of Ballantyne Rd in Wanaka is being raised after a teenager was killed in an car accident on the road.
Levels of arsenic higher than the acceptable level for drinking water have been found in the Hawea Flat Kindergarten's supply.
Tourism in the Upper Clutha is booming and many businesses are taking advantage of the increase in visitor numbers and upgrading their operations.
Work has started on a new commercial area in Wanaka, and prospective tenants are already showing interest in leasing space.
Greater awareness about historical sites is needed after a piece of Upper Clutha’s history was damaged near the Red Bridge at Luggate, an archaeologist says.
A former journalist says she was approached by mayoral candidate Lyal Cocks about a potential investigation into fellow candidate Jim Boult, but Mr Cocks says he was only seeking media advice.
Tarras farmers have appealed a decision by the regional council which would see the amount of water they could use from the Lindis River for irrigation significantly lowered.
Fish and Game and a Wanaka-based conservation group have come together in an effort to restore a wetland area near the source of Bullock Creek
Ongoing awareness of meningococcal disease is being encouraged, despite Public Health South saying the risk of another case linked to two Wanaka pupils is unlikely.
After six weeks of intensive training and competition, Wanaka paralympic swimmer Hamish McLean will take a short break from the pool to focus on something a bit more relaxing: school work.
Social clubs for retirees have been threatened with legal action if they continue using the Probus name while not affiliated to an Australian organisation.
A dry September has left Lake Hawea close to its lowest allowable level for almost a month, and locals are worried the lake will not return to normal levels if the dry spell continues.
Wanaka's clean image could be under threat unless people took responsibility and made sure their litter was disposed of correctly, anti-littering campaigners say