Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Woodhead has signalled the council will probably not meet the central government deadline of the end of 2025 to implement the freshwater national policy.
Worldwide, more people are travelling than ever before, fuelled by greater global prosperity, cheaper air travel and the rise of the middle class in many emerging markets.
Grandparents on e-bikes through to children on their first bikes are being encouraged to join a mass ride around Wanaka to celebrate biking and walking being made a key pillar of QLDC's 10-year plan.
The Millennium Track between Glendhu Bay and Waterfall Creek has been closed due to a rockfall on Sunday in which a woman narrowly missed being struck by a boulder.
Two world-class chefs will be collaborating for one night in Wanaka to raise money for a local youth trust early next month.
Wanaka's foreshore redevelopment plan has yet to be implemented but work began yesterday on improving the parkland beside Bullock Creek next to the Dinosaur playground.
A quest to solve some of our strangest mysteries has brought an Australian myth-buster to the South Island to authenticate reports of extinct and mythical creatures, UFOs and poltergeists.
Wanaka and Te Anau will have ''maternal and child hubs'' created as part of a new model for community-based maternity services, the Southern District Health Board announced yesterday.
The winner of last year's best large trade stand award at the Wanaka A&P Show hopes he will do so again with a display of trucks and tractors dating back to the 1920s.
A detailed review of all of the Otago Regional Council’s lake and river water quality monitoring network has recommended changes be made to ORC practices, including in its three major alpine lakes.
Scottish-born Jane Stalker almost did not come to New Zealand and "never ever" thought she would stay in Wanaka.
Wanaka Airport has had to introduce measures to curb freedom camping after vans were found parked there overnight.
Parents who would like to better understand and better parent their teenage children will have an opportunity to hear the latest research into teenage brain development at a seminar later this...
The countdown to this year's Wanaka A&P Show on March 9 and 10 has begun, with stacks of temporary fencing appearing around Pembroke park.
After fifteen years in the job, Wanaka's Edgewater hotel, conference centre and wedding venue general manager Mike Barton (at right in photo) says it is time to step down and pursue private projects.