More than 100 teams battled heavy rain and strong wind over the two-day Red Bull Defiance multisport race held in Wanaka over the weekend, but were all smiles at the finish line.
The police are pleased to have apprehended few drink-drivers this summer, but continue to focus heavily on the issue in order to get the message across.
The build-up to next month’s Challenge Wanaka is set to get under way this weekend with the second annual TriFactor Wanaka event taking place in the town today.
A group of eight yachts start their race in Lake Wanaka at the Wanaka Yacht Club Roys Bay Regatta, which began yesterday evening.
Smoke billowed through Albert Town tonight after a garage caught fire in Alison Ave.
Auckland may be the city of sails, but Lake Wanaka is set to become a bay of sails this weekend when the Wanaka Yacht Club hosts its annual regatta.
A Hawea Flat family watched helplessly as fire significantly damaged their apartment and garage, which housed seven racing cars.
The grass is looking greener for Wanaka's parking problems.
A man is recovering after suffering serious injuries while paragliding at Treble Cone yesterday.
A man has suffered serious injuries after landing heavily while paragliding at Treble Cone.
Harbourmasters around Otago say they are pleased to report the vast majority of water users have stayed safe out on the water this summer.
The wheels are slowly starting to turn for an ambitious mountain-bike trail project in the Hawea Conservation Park.
Five ODT reporters have gone way beyond their comfort zone to bring back stories of fear and mortification. Today, Sean Nugent pads up to face a red leather ball coming at him at 130kmh.
The newest member of the Upper Clutha sporting community says he is looking forward to working in a region full of ‘‘amazing talent’’.
Cardrona Valley's Rhythm & Alps has become a staple in the summer calendar for thousands around the country.
Close to 2000 people young and old turned out for the Hawea Picnic Races yesterday but you could almost guarantee no-one had been to the event more times than Ken McLeod.
"Wanaka and public transport? It's a few years off."
Changes are on the way for Wanaka's New Year's Eve celebrations in an attempt to reduce the amount of underage drinking in the town.
One person has been flown to Greymouth Hospital after suffering moderate injuries in a crash on the Haast Pass Highway this afternoon.
Organisers of the Hawea Picnic Races are hoping for another record-breaking event tomorrow.