People are piling into the Wanaka Showgrounds for Otago's Ranfurly Shield match against Thames Valley this afternoon.
The Luggate Community is looking forward to hosting some of its "regular community activities" following the announcement a temporary community hall will be delivered and installed in 10 days' time.
Wanaka snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott's father "wasn't disappointed at all" his daughter did not win at the annual ESPY Awards in Los Angeles yesterday.
There was more tussock than snow on the mountain when Treble Cone (TC) skifield finally opened yesterday morning, but that did not bother the staff.
The chairwoman of the Hawea Community Association is calling on the Queenstown Lakes District Council to disband its infrastructure committee if it continues not to meet.
A billboard is the only sign of any progress on the proposed boutique hotel in Brownston St, Wanaka, but construction of the 35-room luxury lodge is well under way.
There will be significant adverse effects on the environment if a 900-lot development near Cromwell is approved, an independent planning consultant says.
Several Cromwell residents, property and business owners yesterday implored commissioners to decline a rezoning that would allow a 900-lot development near the town to go ahead.
Evidence given by the developer of a 900-lot development in Cromwell should be ''given no weight'' and ''any opinions he has provided should be disregarded'', a lawyer for the local council says.
The production of cherries and other summer fruits in Cromwell orchards would be ''irreversibly impacted'' if a plan to allow a 900-lot residential development on the outskirts of Cromwell is granted.
A new investment network launched last month in Queenstown hopes to create a database to connect overseas and local investors with startup companies across the South Island.
Persistence paid off in more ways than one for NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival director Mark Sedon as tickets for the premier guest speaker event in Wanaka sold out in record time.
A decision on whether to relocate the boundary of the Mt Alpha outstanding natural landscape in Wanaka, which could open up the area for future development, is likely to be some months away.
Skiers and snowboarders hoping to be the first up the mountain at Treble Cone skifield tomorrow will have to make other plans.
A documentary showing the ups and downs faced by a group of Wanaka skateboarders in their quest to build a vert skateboard ramp will be screened at the Wanaka Mountain Film Festival this weekend.
Skiers and snowboarders hoping to be the first up the mountain at Treble Cone ski field on Thursday will have to make other plans.
Coastguard Wanaka hopes to be granted consent to build its new boat shed at Eely Point, but in the meantime it has money in the bank for its construction.
Reaction to the offer by Cardrona Alpine Resort to buy Treble Cone skifield, announced earlier this week, has been overwhelmingly positive.