Snow-capped mountains, a glassy Lake Hawea and clear blue skies greeted more than 700 mountain bike riders when they arrived to compete in the Contact Epic around the lake on Saturday.
The 11th annual Lake Hawea Epic takes place today and former winners will grace the arduous mountain bike course once again.
The entrance to Craigburn Reserve beside Lake Hawea continues to be blocked off, as Land Information New Zealand ponders what to do next.
The health of Upper Clutha lakes and rivers continues to be of concern and local community groups are coming together to plan a long-term solution.
A decision on the removal of the Hawea Waste Collection Point has been delayed in order for Queenstown Lakes District Council officers to consult and discuss options with the Hawea Community Association.
Wanaka Community Board chairwoman Rachel Brown stepped down from her position at yesterday's board meeting after four and a-half years in the role.
The range of high-profile speakers and engaging topics attracted more than 3300 people to Aspiring Conversations, held in Wanaka over the weekend.
A large grant from the Otago Community Trust will go towards an upgrade of the Roys Peak communications facility, it was announced yesterday.
The new state-of-the-art Wanaka Pool is nearing completion, with the opening date set to be announced following next Thursday’s Wanaka Community Board meeting.
An inaugural charity event held on Wednesday night by two world-class chefs in Wanaka received an "overwhelming response" and raised nearly $4500 for local trust Kahu Youth.
The Ministry of Education took quick action yesterday in response to a Wednesday incident where six Wanaka Primary School pupils were left stranded at their bus stop after being told their school bus was full.
How did two teenage Wanaka Winter Olympic medallists get so good at such a young age? Sean Nugent finds out how talented young Kiwi freeskiiers and snowboarders make it to the top.
Parents and Wanaka Primary School's principal are urging the Ministry of Education to add an extra bus to the Luggate school run after six upset young pupils were left stranded.
Treble Cone skifield announced this week experienced snow sports professional Toby Arnott had been appointed the ski area's new general manager, and would take up the position at the end of the month.
More than 160 public submissions on the draft Eely Point development plan were received by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, and feedback shows support for building a marine rescue centre and...
Wanaka community trust Kahu Youth is pleading for the council to help it find a new home, as its lease at its Russell St address is set to expire next year.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council says there is more funding than meets the eye in the draft 10-year plan committed to active transport in the Upper Clutha.
When he was in his late 40s, community lawyer Brent Williams' life came crashing down as he struggled to cope with his inner demons.
Last week the Roys Peak communications facility was broken into and damaged during a snowstorm, costing the already financially stretched owner, the Upper Clutha Radio Telephone Association,...
Jet-boats and other powered craft could be prohibited on the Clutha between the Lake Wanaka outlet and Albert Town bridge by next summer, QLDC's deputy mayor Calum MacLeod says.