A variety of music, stalls and general good vibes attracted about 1000 people to the fifth annual River Range Music Festival held at Cromwell Racecourse on Saturday.
The New Zealand Mountain Bike Championships will be held at two separate locations in Wanaka this weekend due to the lingering effects of former tropical cyclone Gita.
Wanaka could have an affordable housing development soon.
Organisers of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow over Easter are preparing for what is expected to be the biggest crowd in years.
A huge day for Wanaka athletes at PyeongChang yesterday left the Otago town feeling extremely proud.
Cheering erupted at Wanaka's Mount Aspiring College yesterday as 16-year-old pupil Zoi Sadowski-Synnott qualified for the women’s big air snowboard final at the Winter Olympics.
A world-class field of professional triathletes will battle it out at Challenge Wanaka today in what are expected to be cool conditions.
About 1000 young triathletes took part in the Puzzling World Junior Challenge on the Wanaka lakefront yesterday in gusty conditions.
Current triathlon world champion and former Olympic silver medallist Javier Gomez is looking forward to competing in Challenge Wanaka tomorrow and says he has "always liked New Zealand".
Leading secondary school athletes from around Otago, Southland and Canterbury competed in a triathlon in Wanaka yesterday.
Four female multisport athletes and cancer sufferers have come together to compete in GODZone in Fiordland next month to inspire others undergoing treatment.
At least one emergency locum midwife will be installed in Wanaka in April, while a district-wide solution to the midwifery shortage is being addressed.
As concerned Wanaka mothers prepare to write to the Government seeking a solution, Government officials say there is ''no quick fix'' to the midwife crisis in Wanaka.
Wanaka will be left with only one working midwife from April, and potentially none by the end of the year as the workload becomes increasingly unsustainable.
The inaugural Tuki Festival has been described as a "success from end to end" by event manager Toby Garland.
The Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow will have its biggest turnout of modern military aircraft this Easter.
Wanaka's first rapid DC electric vehicle charger was connected by ChargeNet on Monday, enabling electric vehicle owners to charge their cars in around 10 to 30 minutes, at least 12 times faster...
Because of to a large number of boats travelling from Wanaka to the Tuki Festival at Glendhu Baytomorrow, the Queenstown Lakes District Council has imposed a prohibited area (pictured) for private...
Significant growth in the Wanaka region has led to local schools swelling in numbers, raising concerns about capacity and teacher shortages.
Industry leaders Lake Wanaka Tourism are concerned the treatment of the town over the New Year period "bordered on exploitation".