A hike to South Island’s Lake Crucible fires your enthusiasm and tests your mettle - but the reward is a stunning location unlike any other. Kerrie Waterworth experiences one of Mt Aspiring National Park’s hidden treasures.
WAI Wanaka started with just three part-time volunteers but has expanded to a workforce of 44 people. Kerrie Waterworth reports.
One Otago renewable energy project is helping to make the transition to a low-emissions future possible.
Otago Fish & Game hopes ‘‘the importance of proper stormwater management’’ has been learnt after a deal reached for a new system to help protect pristine trout-spawning water in Bullock Creek.
Parking in Wanaka’s Anderson Heights is about to become much easier for customers of businesses in the immediate area but possibly more difficult for employees.
Paddlers from as far afield as Geraldine and Dunedin converged on the Motatapu River near Wanaka recently to experience rapids seldom navigated by kayakers.
A scientific water quality monitoring buoy due to have been installed on Lake Wanaka last month could be delayed by up to six months due to the Covid-19 crisis.
There were lines of cars waiting outside Wanaka's old Mitre 10 building more than 30 minutes before the Super Saturday clinic operated by Wanaka Medical Centre got underway this morning.
Police were called out after the sudden death of a man at a Makarora property yesterday.
The demand to ski the Queenstown and Wanaka back country has been going up almost as fast as the snow levels on the mountains. Kerrie Waterworth talks to a Queenstown heli-ski guide and avalanche...
Access to Lake Wanaka’s Ruby Island just got a lot easier following the return of the jetty.
A volunteer Coastguard group is reeling after life-saving search and rescue equipment was stolen from its Wanaka storage shed.
The world’s first all-electric, self-flying, vertical takeoff and landing air taxi will be on show at the 2022 Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow.
Meet "Harold" and "Rhonda the Honda", 50cc motorbikes, proudly introduced by their owner Tom Akass, of Wanaka, shortly before the start of the 10th anniversary Klinky’s Upper Clutha Scooter Hooter...
Cardrona Alpine Resort is extending its season by a week.
Traffic heading in both directions along Camp Hill Bridge was stopped about 3pm this afternoon when it was reported a tractor had badly damaged the one lane bridge over the Hāwea River.
Views on proposed new freedom camping rules for Queenstown and Wanaka ranged from banning it outright to encouraging more motorhomes to the district.
Results of the third annual Fish & Game survey of landlocked salmon populations has found anecdotally the numbers are increasing.
New parking restrictions approved for a section of Cardrona Valley Rd and across the West Meadows subdivision in Wanaka have prompted calls for a ‘‘holistic’’ parking strategy to be created.
Work to prepare the site for the construction of a new $12.5million boutique hotel in Wanaka has finally begun.