The QLDC is to consider relaxing proposed changes to visitor accommodation rules after receiving significant feedback on the subject last summer, but some people are still not happy.
A Wanaka gym is hoping to raise more than $3000 to help community members suffering from mental illness.
A new zone made operative in the Queenstown Lakes district plan may affect some residential areas in Wanaka.
The search and rescue helicopter looking for a missing Australian climber on Mount Aspiring may be unable to reach the location tonight due to bad weather.
The Wanaka road crash rescue team have ``just winged it'' to win the Australasian Rescue Challenge, held in Warragul, Victoria, over the weekend.
A considerable donation of bait eggs will likely allow for more funding for remote bird monitoring, a Makarora trapping group says.
Advanced warning signs were installed late last week at the intersection of Ballantyne and Riverbank Rds with the hope of reducing the number of accidents and near misses there.
Despite seeing positive signs from a meeting with a Ministry of Education delegation, Wanaka Primary School board chairman Andrew Howard says he will continue to "keep the pressure on" the ministry...
The manager of Hunter Valley Station has hit back at claims access to his land is made deliberately difficult, and says anyone is welcome to visit - provided they "meet all the criteria".
The manager of Hunter Valley Station has hit back at claims access to his land is made deliberately difficult, and says anyone is welcome to visit, provided they "meet all the criteria".
Proposed amendments to the Queenstown Lakes District Council's navigation safety bylaw could make jet-boats a rare sight on the Clutha River near Albert Town.
A motorist is injured after a crash on the Crown Range Rd this morning.
Matt Lauer should look at the level of public access fellow foreign landowner Mutt Lange is providing and ''take a leaf out of that book'', the Walking Access Commission says.
The family of Matt Wallis are ''incredibly'' relieved, police say, after his body was found within helicopter wreckage at the bottom of Lake Wanaka late on Monday night.
The body of pilot Matt Wallis has been found inside the wreckage of his helicopter in Lake Wanaka, after a combined effort by police, navy and the coastguard.
A "devastated" Sir Tim Wallis was this afternoon heading to the spot on Lake Wanaka where his son is believed to have died in a helicopter crash.
The Royal New Zealand Navy has been called in to help with the search for missing helicopter pilot Matthew Wallis.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has put up signs this week at a popular car-selling spot on the road verge of State Highway 6 in Wanaka informing the public they can no longer do so.
Upgrading facilities at the Albert Town camping ground would be too expensive and cause it to lose its charm, according to its operator, after complaints from residents about campers bathing and washing clothes in the Clutha.
The floor surface of Wanaka's popular recreation centre looks set to remain as is, despite some believing it to be the cause of scores of injuries.