A staple event in the Wanaka calendar, the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival has continued to go from strength to strength year in, year out. What first began as a handful of speakers in 2002 has...
Freeskiing is a dangerous sport. No-one knows that more than two-time Olympian Beau-James Wells, who is recovering from his second ruptured anterior cruciate ligament injury in three...
It has been nine long months since a fire gutted Wanaka restaurant Ode Conscious Dining, but now it is preparing to reopen.
The Government has announced it will provide an extra $400,000 to help West Coasters recover from the devastating March floods.
A four-day rescue mission to save the life of a climber on Mt Aspiring last winter has earned LandSAR Wanaka national recognition.
Whether or not the development of a small residential subdivision would affect the character of the Mt Barker landscape dominated hearing proceedings in Wanaka yesterday.
A new $2 million car park is planned for the increasingly popular Blue Pools walk near Makarora, the focus being on safety.
A woman had a narrow escape in Wanaka yesterday after the van she was driving began smoking, then burst into flames.
A cold and wet front may have made life unpleasant for most people in Otago and Southland yesterday, but not at the skifields.
The battery of a van appears to be the cause of a fire that ignited it at a Wanaka property this morning.
Last month the Queenstown Lakes District Council commissioned the Remote Economy Project. Reporter Sean Nugent tracks down a handful of Wanaka residents quietly going about their business from their homes.
The discovery of a significant lizard population has thwarted Cardrona Alpine Resort's plans to construct a new chairlift before this winter.
''We've got to start now." That's the belief of Extinction Rebellion Queenstown Lakes founder Anna Simmonds in regard to action needed to limit climate change.
Dozens of photographers gathered on the Lake Wanaka foreshore to take a picture of the iconic tree nestled in the water, but were struck with a different view from what they imagined.
"Bloody brilliant." That was the summation of the inaugural Wheels at Wanaka event from North Canterbury enthusiast Dave Lott.
After an epic cycling journey of more than 20,000km across the globe, former Olympian Rebecca Wardell arrived at her parents' Lake Hawea home on Friday to much applause.
Often in sport the difference between the sweet taste of victory and the bitter taste of defeat is nothing more than a cat's whisker.
A high-country station's proposal to subdivide part of its land has been opposed by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.