More research is being undertaken into how to respond to the large numbers of young people congregating at the Wanaka lakefront on or around New Year’s Eve.
The best friend of the motorcyclist killed in an accident near Cardrona last week has described him as a "fun-loving and humorous man with a big heart".
Educating, listening and considering what people want from having an Upper Clutha liaison council manager is the immediate task for the new Queenstown Lakes District council employee.
The cause of death of six kea found near Wanaka recently will probably not be known until next week.
Hawea residents opposed to a 16m cell phone tower earmarked for the town centre are delighted the company building the tower has decided to reconsider its location.
The countdown to the 2020 Upper Clutha A&P Show has started, as fences appear on Wanaka’s Pembroke Park and teams of volunteers descend on the showgrounds.
Why did so many grebes abandon their platform nests and eggs at the Lake Wanaka marina just before their chicks were due to hatch?
One of New Zealand’s leading scientific experts on lake snow believes it will take years to control its spread, but in the meantime he is researching whether a North American parasite is the answer.
Coastguard Wanaka Lakes’ plan to relocate its base to Eely Point another step closer towards becoming a reality.
Commissioners hearing a resource consent application to build a residential subdivision in Hawea claimed they "are not sure what they are consenting to" following the late inclusion of a town service centre.
Mediation between the Queenstown Lakes District Council and the representative of the land owners of Wanaka’s Sticky Forest has been postponed until after July.
Wanaka secondary school teacher Christopher Waugh is a nationally recognised innovator who has changed the dynamics of the classroom and given pupils more control of their education.
An 8-year-old child was high on drugs as holiday celebrations at a southern resort town veered from underage drinking to drug use, it has been claimed.
Two water filtration technologies designed to remove the algae that causes lake snow will be trialled at the Lake Wakatipu and Lake Wanaka freshwater intakes over the next two months.
New research into lake snow has found Wanaka boat users, fishermen, swimmers and anyone else who uses New Zealand’s recreational lakes could be behind the spread of "lake snow" in the lake.
The rescuers who found the body of missing tramper Stephanie Simpson last week should be ‘‘very proud’’ of bringing her home to her family, the Wanaka SAR chairman says.
Wanaka home-town favourite Braden Currie blitzed the course at the Challenge Wanaka at the weekend, winning the race for a second consecutive year.
Potential New Zealand Olympic mixed triathalon team relay event competitors converged on Wanaka over the weekend as part of the New Zealand Secondary School Triathlon Championships.
The family of tramper Stephanie Simpson are grieving following the discovery of her body near Makarora, as friends pay tribute to the British woman.
Visitors to the Blue Pools near Makarora no longer have to negotiate highway traffic after parking their vehicle or hang on because there is no toilet nearby.