The perennial problem of finding accommodation for seasonal workers in Wanaka may be alleviated after a development at the base of Mt Iron was given the go-ahead.
While they may have left their summer home at the Lake Wanaka marina, two larger-than-life grebes materialised at Wanaka Wastebusters at the weekend.
A community event to celebrate the autumn apple harvest, and with a focus on preserving surplus produce, brought together more than 70 people in Wanaka at the weekend.
The outgoing Festival of Colour director is calling for a performing arts centre in Wanaka so large theatre shows can be part of future events.
Catching slimy longfin eels slithering in the bottom of a boat and bagging them is the hardest part of Contact Energy eel fisherman Tony Hishon’s job.
Tarras residents wanting information about the proposed Central Otago international airport will soon have a dedicated project website as a "go-to source".
Site preparation for the construction of a new two-storey classroom block at Mount Aspiring College has begun.
The opening of the travel bubble between Australia and NZ has given southern skifields confidence and certainty to begin recruiting staff - but they still need critical workers to be allowed into the country.
The first signs of the week-long Festival of Colour have started to appear in Wanaka.
A new tourism campaign encouraging locals and the rest of New Zealand to explore Wanaka and the Upper Clutha may have come too late for at least one business in the lakeside town.
Wanaka Skate Club has been a ‘‘saviour’’ for the family from a house gutted by fire last week.
There was a lot of earth moving in Wanaka yesterday, but it was not due to earthquakes.
Preparations for the second Wheels at Wanaka event move into top gear today as vintage and classic vehicle enthusiasts converge for this weekend's extravaganza.
Human remains found on Mt Aspiring are thought to have been hidden on the mountain for more than 40 years.
A fire investigator is warning the public to take care when charging products containing lithium ion batteries following a fire which gutted one house and severely damaged another in Wanaka last week.
More concerns have been raised that Queenstown is being unfairly favoured for council investment over Wanaka.
Research into how many and how high up in our mountains introduced predators now live could pave the way for a 310,000ha predator-free area in the upper Mackenzie Basin and Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.
Christchurch Airport executives were caught off guard when a group of residents opposed to the proposed Tarras international airport turned a community drop-in information session into a public forum.
The owner of the hunting dog that died in a house fire in Wanaka says he has "lost his best mate".
A booming bunch of mischievous kea near Wanaka have outsmarted the traps set to protect them.