Options have been narrowed down for the location of a new primary birthing unit in Central Otago, and the public will be given a chance to have their say.
Cardrona Curling Club members are "very disappointed" they have been left out in the cold and an ice rink was not included in the Wanaka Recreation Centre master plan.
The MetService is predicting winds will pick up later today and "flush out" the inversion cloud that has blanketed huge swathes of the lower South Island and kept temperatures down in the past few...
Rabbit control at the Albert Town Recreation Reserve, known as the Albert Town campground, and the Widgeon Place Recreation Reserve, known as Widgeon Place, in Lake Hayes Estate, is set to begin from the end of July.
Kiwi chicks hatching in the remote southwest of Fiordland this breeding season have been given a chance of reaching adulthood following an aerial 1080 poison bait operation last month.
The Wanaka Community Hub may have to restructure its debt if the council does not support it financially, its chairwoman says.
The Covid-19 pandemic and border closures have resulted in the cancellation of many sports events but they have also provided the impetus to hold a new one.
Finding a way to attract Kiwi visitors to the Queenstown Lakes District more than once should be a No1 priority, Mayor Jim Boult says.
A wedding dress designer, a kombucha brewer and two children’s book writers and editors are just some of the 41 local businesses featured in a pop-up roadside photographic exhibition in Wanaka.
In the wake of this country’s borders closing due to Covid-19 and the prediction they will not open any time soon, many New Zealand tourist operators have had to reconfigure and target...
Work has begun on finding a solution to stormwater flooding that occurs regularly on one of Wanaka’s main arterial routes.
When 6-year-old Barbara Cruickshank boarded the ship Ionic in Liverpool in 1922 bound for New Zealand, she could not have imagined she would be celebrating her 104th birthday in Wanaka yesterday.
"Fabulous" was how Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone general manager Bridget Legnavsky described opening day at the Treble Cone skifield on Saturday.
An ex-Royal New Zealand Air Force Harvard aircraft not flown in more than 60 years is being restored in Wanaka.
Organisers of the big two Queenstown Lakes District summer music festivals are expecting tickets to sell out as fast, even though they are unlikely to include international acts.
The quality of water entering lakes, rivers and streams from farms in the Upper Clutha catchment is improving due to the thousands of natives being planted. One of the nurseries supplying plants is Wanaka’s Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust nursery.
The weather might be frightful, but freezing temperatures are good news for the Queenstown Lakes district’s skifields.
It is that time of the year when snow chains must be carried, but many of us do not know how to put them on.
Planning for Wanaka’s first International Day of Yoga celebration began before the Covid-19 crisis but the stress of lockdown gave it a whole new focus.
Jobs are going at Wanaka’s BP 2go service station when it closes next month and none of those staff have got jobs at a BP Connect station due to open the following day.