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.
Opponents to a housing plan adjacent to the Cromwell Highland Motorsports Park believe the "McDonald's" type of housing was not needed.
The hearing into a controversial plan change that would allow a 900-lot residential development in Cromwell had to be adjourned when it was claimed "a potentially significant document" had been introduced as new evidence.
Commissioners hearing evidence to allow a housing development on the outskirts of Cromwell were told the town will run out of capacity to grow within 14 years under the current district plan.
Waterskiing for hours on Lake Wanaka in winter might sound tough but it has its compensations - there are fewer tourists and boat users around.
Winton Group's chief executive has likened his proposed River Terrace development on the outskirts of Cromwell to a McDonald's restaurant moving next door to a ''Mum and Pop''-run hamburger shop in a NZ country town.
Commissioners hearing the application for a controversial plan change to allow a residential development on the outskirts of Cromwell were asked to consider whether there was a downside.
Drive to the conditions rather than reduce the speed limit was one of the recommendations made at a Queenstown Lakes District Council hearing into a proposal to change the speed limits across the district.
Coffee drinkers in Wanaka may find it hard to buy a takeaway coffee in a single-use cup from October when cafes start trialling reusable steel cups.
Poor visibility, including almost white-out conditions, contributed to reduced numbers on the opening day of Cardrona Alpine Resort's winter season on Saturday.
Fire investigators are expected to arrive in Wanaka today to start their investigations into the cause of a fire which gutted a house in Norman Tce, Wanaka, yesterday morning.