Technology has advanced farming practices beyond belief in recent years, but some, like Lake Hawea contractor John Osborne, prefer it the old-fashioned way.
New primary school enrolment zones have been proposed for Wanaka in preparation for the opening of Wanaka South School in 2020.
It has taken 13 long years, but the wheel of progress is slowly turning for a major development near Wanaka.
The development of a small commercial precinct in Albert Town has its benefits, the town's community association chairman, Jim Cowie, says.
Swimmers, kayakers and paddleboarders can rejoice — this summer they can enjoy the upper stretch of the Clutha River without worrying about large numbers of jet-boats.
Construction of a new Spark cellphone tower in Wanaka has irked a nearby resident, who says he was not consulted.
Another significant rainfall has led to further erosion of an already major slip on the Newcastle Track, near Luggate.
Residents' concerns about noise from a proposed "food truck village" on a neighbouring site in central Wanaka dominated hearing proceedings on Wednesday.
It was a special evening for many New Zealand motorsport fanatics at the sixth annual Gathering of Geezers dinner held at the Warbirds and Wheels Museum at Wanaka Airport on Thursday night.
Next year's ''Riding High to Hawea'' Cavalcade has already garnered a huge amount of interest, organisers say.
With just three weeks to go and $25,000 to raise, it would seem like the Love Lake Wanaka crowdfunding campaign is destined to fall short.
The Upper Clutha Community Christmas Trust has been busy this week setting up Santa’s Grotto at the Lake Wanaka Centre.
An initiative at the Wanaka Pool is helping a group of people with learning disabilities brim with confidence.
More than a dozen children and adults from Wanaka were taken out of their comfort zone to learn something a little different on Saturday - West African drumming and dancing.
The communities of Queenstown and Wanaka could become "real leaders" of sustainable change, organisers of a sustainability festival taking place around the district say.
A huge haul of stolen building supplies was recovered by Wanaka police yesterday, and more are still to be found.