New deputy mayor for the Queenstown Lakes district Calum MacLeod says he is keen as mustard to get started in his new role.
Three years after he was killed driving to work, Rutger Hale's family still hope they will one day learn exactly what happened.
After two days of fierce competition, which included cooking a steak and flying a helicopter, the perfect woman for 2016 has been found.
Ballantyne Rd will be on the agenda when the new Wanaka Community Board meets officially for the first time.
Space at camping grounds during Christmas and New Year in the Upper Clutha is being snapped up earlier as holidaymakers try to ensure they do not miss out.
Outside help is being sought in the fight to keep goldfish from becoming established in the Clutha River.
Two television contestants will join more than 20 other competitors vying for the title of the perfect woman in Wanaka this weekend.
Two Wanaka Community Board candidates are still waiting on the final results from the local body election as special votes are counted.
Wanaka will host a month-long bike festival next month to encourage residents to ditch their cars and walk or bike instead.
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.
Coastguards training on Lake Wanaka were the target of a laser strike earlier this week.
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.
This year’s Wanakafest has been cancelled.
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.