Wanaka voters face the possibility less than a fifth of their local representatives will be female, after this year's local body elections.
Campers will not have to worry about sorting out tent poles and airbeds, after council staff recommended consent be given to a luxury camping site on the shores of Lake Wanaka.
It may have taken 10 years of planning but the Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade has finally moved into its new home.
The Otago Regional Council is preparing to proceed on changes to the way water from the Cardrona River is used.
Frenchman Hubert Kriegel had two choices. He could work for 10 years and be poor or he could sell everything he had and travel the world on his motorcycle for 10 years, and still be poor.
To outsiders, Wanaka seems to be a paradise but it has the same issues as every other town in New Zealand, youth worker Richard Elvey says.
A computing error caused the Queenstown Lakes District Council to undercharge about 200 accounts for work on building and resource consents last month.
One Tarras farmer says he will have to walk away from the farm his family has owned for more than 100 years unless the proposed flow rate limit for the Lindis River catchment was not changed.
Work is set to finish on a new special needs facility at Mount Aspiring College by the end of the month to accommodate the growing number of special needs pupils at the school.
Despite changes made to a plan change proposal being positive, the change should still be rejected, council staff told a hearing panel in Wanaka yesterday.
Two Queenstown housing developments will not be fast-tracked, after councillors voted against submitting them as special housing areas.
A Wanaka design-tech start-up which has designed a chair using flax fibre has won an international design award.
Once it's gone, it's gone forever. That was the message given to a panel deciding if a subdivision in Wanaka will be expanded.
The craft beer industry has had huge growth in the past two years and more than 100 now operate in New Zealand.
Competetive skydiver Jason Kum is more nervous before competitions than he is jumping out of the plane 5000m above the ground.
Low wages and a high cost of living are being blamed for the lack of interest in care jobs at a new Wanaka care centre.
Dunedin's space programme is ready to launch its first mission to the edge of space, with the final testing of equipment due this weekend.
A visit to a Burger King drive-through has left a Dunedin woman with a bad taste after a burger she ordered had the tell-tale signs of having been sampled by someone else.
Healthy food may soon be found next to the chocolate bars and soft drinks in council buildings, as the Dunedin City Council looks at trialling healthier food options.