Attending events at the Lake Wanaka Centre has just become a lot more comfortable.
Plans to develop Peak View Ridge, in Wanaka, into an accessway to the Northlake subdivision have been opposed by the road's residents.
The adequacy of stormwater systems in new Wanaka subdivisions has been brought into question by heavy rain this week.
Tourists continue to flock to Roys Peak despite freezing temperatures and snow engulfing the upper portion of the track.
At the end of New Zealand Music Month one Upper Clutha group was still putting smiles on people's faces with its community contribution.