A Wanaka mother whose baby was born with a serious heart condition is joining the call for better health services in the Queenstown Lakes district.
Wanaka's world famous and possibly New Zealand's most photographed tree is marooned by rising waters in Lake Wanaka following six consecutive days of overcast and rainy conditions.
A Wanaka architect who has promoted sustainability in buildings for decades has been given one of the highest New Zealand Institute of Architects awards.
A sculpture commemorating World War 1 conscientious objectors originally proposed and then rejected for Anzac Ave in Dunedin has been installed in the grounds of a Central Otago sculpture project.
Options for the role of the Queenstown Lakes District Council Wanaka manager are still being considered but the appointment "will be progressed quite quickly", the council says.
The fight to kill pests and save many of New Zealand’s most iconic species relies, in many cases, on the use of 1080 poison.
A driver escaped uninjured after the Owens Transport truck and trailer unit he was driving rolled at a corner on SH8, 20km north of Tarras early yesterday.
Queenstown Lakes District council is set to pick up another New Zealand-first accolade when two electric bicycles (e-bikes) begin collecting rubbish and recycling from public litter bins in the...
Wanaka will undoubtedly remain a special place for the 92 people who became New Zealand citizens at the Lake Wanaka Centre yesterday.
Keeping Lake Wanaka pristine for future generations is on the wish list for many of us, and that includes the majority of high-country farmers whose properties lie within the lake catchment. Kerrie...
With one week to go until the official opening of the new Wanaka Community Hub on November 2, the inside is all but complete and the landscaping and driveway are well under way.
Wanaka Arts is about to hold its biggest ever Labour Weekend exhibition but, in its 40th anniversary year, still doesn’t have a place to call home. Kerrie Waterworth reports.
Teams of volunteers who regularly clear predator traps in the Makarora Valley to protect nesting mohua (yellowheads) are reporting catching unprecedented numbers of rats.
A new steel collection box concreted into the ground at the Cardrona Valley Bra Fence has not stopped thieves breaking the lock and stealing hundreds of dollars intended for breast cancer research.
Nearly 500 people of all ages participated in the first Wanaka Night 'n Day Rainbow Run on Saturday either walking or running the 5km course around the Upper Clutha Rugby grounds and Pembroke Park.
Wanaka's Fenz crash rescue team have vowed to do much better at the 2020 World Rescue Challenge following a disappointing result in 2019 World Rescue Challenge in France last month.