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.
An inaugural charity event held on Wednesday night by two world-class chefs in Wanaka received an "overwhelming response" and raised nearly $4500 for local trust Kahu Youth.
The Ministry of Education took quick action yesterday in response to a Wednesday incident where six Wanaka Primary School pupils were left stranded at their bus stop after being told their school bus was full.
How did two teenage Wanaka Winter Olympic medallists get so good at such a young age? Sean Nugent finds out how talented young Kiwi freeskiiers and snowboarders make it to the top.
Parents and Wanaka Primary School's principal are urging the Ministry of Education to add an extra bus to the Luggate school run after six upset young pupils were left stranded.
Treble Cone skifield announced this week experienced snow sports professional Toby Arnott had been appointed the ski area's new general manager, and would take up the position at the end of the month.
More than 160 public submissions on the draft Eely Point development plan were received by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, and feedback shows support for building a marine rescue centre and...
Wanaka community trust Kahu Youth is pleading for the council to help it find a new home, as its lease at its Russell St address is set to expire next year.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council says there is more funding than meets the eye in the draft 10-year plan committed to active transport in the Upper Clutha.
When he was in his late 40s, community lawyer Brent Williams' life came crashing down as he struggled to cope with his inner demons.
Last week the Roys Peak communications facility was broken into and damaged during a snowstorm, costing the already financially stretched owner, the Upper Clutha Radio Telephone Association,...
Jet-boats and other powered craft could be prohibited on the Clutha between the Lake Wanaka outlet and Albert Town bridge by next summer, QLDC's deputy mayor Calum MacLeod says.
A video of multiple Upper Clutha mothers describing their often frightening tales of going into labour in the area is being circulating online.
An extreme slalom competition capped off the three-day New Zealand Secondary Schools Canoe Slalom Championships at the Hawea Whitwater Park today.
A group of Wanaka mums have come together to film a video they hope will persuade the SDBH and government to install a primary birthing unit in Wanaka in the future.
Cheers of joy, applause and excited children swarmed central Wanaka for the second parade in a month, this time to welcome home successful Kiwi Paralympian team Adam Hall, Corey Peters and Carl Murphy.
The 15th annual Hirepool Charity Classic golf tournament and auction held at the Wanaka Golf Club over the weekend raised a record $35,000 for the Upper Clutha Hospice Trust.
"There is a sense we have been let down.''
The permanent chlorination of the Queenstown Lakes District Council water supply does not mean it will remain in place forever, according to Mayor Jim Boult.
Lewis Groos and Jared Williams, of Tauranga Boys' College, compete in the under-16 male C2 event on day one of the New Zealand Secondary Schools Canoe Slalom Championships at the Hawea Whitewater...