The rescue of a paddleboarder, who had to be revived after her ankle leash wrapped around a buoy on the Clutha River on Wednesday afternoon, was a difficult task for emergency service crews.
The 2019 Hawea Cavalcade will be launched by the event’s organising committee on the evening of May 11 at the Hawea Community Centre.
The plan to renovate and expand the Upper Clutha Rugby Football Club clubrooms at the Wanaka A&P showgrounds has received a boost after being granted resource consent.
A panel of independent commissioners has recommended the case for Wanaka's Sticky Forest to be rezoned for residential development be rejected.
Three Wanaka poets are taking their talents on a tour to some of their favourite South Island locations.
More residential homes are proposed for the area between Cardrona Valley Rd and Ballantyne Rd in Wanaka.
Less than a month before Jackson Aitchison’s death, fellow Luggate resident Jane O’Brien flipped her car on a gravel section of the road.
The Hawea Community Association plans to install a portable toilet on the Isthmus Peak walking track soon, as visitor numbers increase.
Some quick-thinking and initiative has resulted in the establishment of Wanaka's second U3A.
Two Otago mayors are leading the charge to tackle freedom camping issues in New Zealand.
Local residents are pleased flashing ``advanced warning signs'' are going to be installed at the intersection of Ballantyne and Riverbank Rds, and hope it will reduce the number of incidents there.
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.