An estimated 29 jobs are set to go at Wanaka's New World supermarket.
Breaking the ice on every frozen stream and puddle on Lake Wanaka’s Bremner Bay shoreline is a big job, but someone has to do it.
A Kiwi chef about to start work at Treble Cone skifield says we should not rush to open our borders "until it is safe".
Tourism hot spots have attracted national attention due to the impact of Covid-19, but there are many small tourist communities just as battered and bruised. Kerrie Waterworth reports how Makarora is trying to survive post Covid-19.
Traffic had to be diverted from entering Lakeside Rd yesterday afternoon after a Hiab truck tipped over outside the Marina Terrace Apartments construction site in Wanaka.
A truck with a crane on the back has tipped over in Wanaka this afternoon blocking traffic.
It may be June, but Wanaka Santa's Grotto helpers are hard at work organising a Christmas themed dinner for 150 visitors and locals next week.
The founder of the Lake Wanaka grebes project is looking forward to the construction of a boardwalk along the lake edge even though there is a possible risk of breeding grebes abandoning their nests.
Seeing first hand the number of predators caught in traps in remote alpine valleys has prompted a well-known mountain climber and guide to become the patron of a trust set up to protect indigenous biodiversity.
Early results from water sampling in four lakes in the Queenstown Lakes district suggest high levels of nutrients may stop the sticky mucus, also known as lake snow, from developing.
Wanaka's Ruby Island emerged from swirling cloud and mist over Lake Wanaka yesterday following another night of freezing temperatures.
Organisers of this year’s NZ Mountain Film Festival in Wanaka are "keeping their fingers and toes crossed" that Covid-19 guidelines will allow them to fit everyone in to their venues.
Winter weather and the start of winter were in sync yesterday as temperatures hovered just above or below freezing across the region.
Freezing temperatures have been felt across the South on the first day of winter.
Scientists are hoping to resume gathering slime known as ‘‘lake snow’’ from four Queenstown Lakes next week after their research was shut down by the Covid-19 crisis.
Putting about 140 homes in the vicinity of cherry orchards ‘‘was not a good fit’’ and would cause problems, a submitter opposed to plan change 14 has told the Central Otago District Council.
Construction of a new non-notified Spark cellphone site has begun in rural Hawea to replace the existing cell site servicing the area.
Parents of pupils at Mount Aspiring College in Wanaka do not believe the resignation of the principal will fix what they describe as numerous issues remaining at the school.
The principal of Mount Aspiring College in Wanaka is stepping down saying "the time is right" for him to resign.
During the next two months, Otago Regional Council staff will be developing the regional authority’s most significant policy document with input from members of the public for the first time via...