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.
Wanaka will have a single Queenstown Lakes District Council office by the end of summer.
Most snow bunnies keen on getting back on the slopes in December would normally need to head to the northern hemisphere to do so.
The Upper Clutha Community Christmas Trust has been busy this week setting up Santa’s Grotto at the Lake Wanaka Centre.
With just three weeks to go and $25,000 to raise, it would seem like the Love Lake Wanaka crowdfunding campaign is destined to fall short.
Next year's ''Riding High to Hawea'' Cavalcade has already garnered a huge amount of interest, organisers say.
Residents' concerns about noise from a proposed "food truck village" on a neighbouring site in central Wanaka dominated hearing proceedings on Wednesday.
It was a special evening for many New Zealand motorsport fanatics at the sixth annual Gathering of Geezers dinner held at the Warbirds and Wheels Museum at Wanaka Airport on Thursday night.