Warning signage has been erected at the Hawea River whitewater park upstream of the Camphill Rd bridge for the toxic algae, phormidium.
''We were starting to think if we were ever going to get out.''
The climbing guide who got stuck on Mt Aspiring for over three days after being injured by a rockfall says he is glad to be home.
A guide who was injured on Mount Aspiring on Monday has yet to be rescued due to poor weather.
Urgent repairs to the Wanaka Skate Park are being welcomed by skaters, who say widening cracks are dangerous and have caused injury.
One of Wanaka's newest sporting groups is already making waves. Triathlon group TriWanaka has hosted just two events but has already attracted plenty of participants.
Festival-goers craving one last dance after the conclusion of this year’s Rhythm & Alps are in luck.
The move to introduce wheelie bins around the Queenstown Lakes district will have its benefits, Wastebusters says.
Another multisport event looks set to come to Wanaka next spring, but it will be a little bit different.
Some of the world's most futuristic technology is coming to New Zealand, but not where you might think.
A theme park, a retro diner, widespread public transport and a pedestrianised town centre — those were just some of the ideas Mount Aspiring College pupils wanted to see in Wanaka in the future.
Plastic bags are out, wheelie bins are in for the Queenstown Lakes District.
Yesterday was no run-of-the mill walk in the park for a young golden Labrador near Wanaka.
The need for community facilities and maintenance of local recreation reserves were issues rigorously discussed at a hearing in Wanaka.
About 20 people gather at the site of a Spark cell tower in Mount Aspiring Rd yesterday afternoon to protest its construction.
Opposition to a proposed cycle trail through the Cromwell Gorge from National MP Amy Adams and fellow Cornish Pt residents ''should be disregarded'' by the hearing commissioner when making his decision, the trail's applicant says.
Residents of the Aspiring Lifestyle Retirement Village in Wanaka want changes made to two intersections near the village, which they say they are dangerous.
A 30-year-old Queenstown man is facing driving charges after driving erratically and ramming a police car in Wanaka.
A police car was "rammed" during a car chase in Wanaka this morning which ended after the driver was stopped with road spikes.
The first day of summer was celebrated in style in Wanaka on Saturday.