The government has today confirmed that it has scrapped the Lake Onslow pumped hydro scheme in Central Otago.
Toxic algae bloom warning signs are in place at Butchers Dam, about 8km from Alexandra, advising people to keep away from the water as the first toxic algae bloom of the season was seen.
The population of Cromwell will get a significant boost tomorrow as the town hosts the annual Christmas at the Races event.
For its fifth consecutive year, the Hāwea Christmas Wonderland returns with a display the organisers say is their most ambitious display yet.
A bargain Christmas present was top of mind for hundreds of people who flocked to Wānaka Wastebusters’ second annual Christmas Market on Saturday.
Maude Wines winemakers Sarah-Kate and Dan Dineen have won three awards, including Winemakers of the Show, at the 2023 National Wine Awards Aotearoa New Zealand.
As plans begin to shape up for the annual round of parties and festivals to celebrate Christmas and New Year, Wānaka police have promised to be out in force at crowded places and tackle poor...
Wānaka ultra-distance runner Mal Law is launching his first edition of "The Wild", a multiday festival of trail running and other activities in Arrowtown from December 6-10.
In June last year, Lake Hāwea toddler Adella, now 4, was battling for her life after contracting viral encephalitis, a disease causing brain inflammation.
Luggate Community Association chairman Rod Anderson wants a review of the timeframe for commissioning the town’s new water supply and is urging the Queenstown Lakes District Council: "let’s get it...
A Wānaka developer has applied for non-notified resource consent to build a four-level office and retail block in Tim Wallis Dr, in Wanaka’s Three Parks subdivision.
Six Silver Ghosts rolled into Wānaka last Sunday at the end of a traverse of three alpine passes between the South Island’s east coast and the Southern Alps.
For some, it was the day they hoped would never come. For others, the day could not have come soon enough.
Bike Wānaka is lobbying for Peninsula Bay’s informal mountainbike trails to be kept for bikers only.
A draft development plan for Lismore Park has focused on preserving its existing uses, as well as creating a potential perimeter loop track, doing more native planting, creative reflective spaces...
Wānaka teenager Toby Mills has successfully encouraged his school, Te Kura o Tititea Mount Aspiring College (MAC), to improve campus accessibility.
Tasmin Murphy won the supreme Kahu Youth and Upper Clutha Youth Council Volunteers Award last week, recognising her three years of volunteering with the MINT Youth Trust.
GOLFMount Aspiring College golfers Zac McIntyre, Raphael Anderson, Lucas Nichol and Jordy Cameron won the Otago Intermediate Schools Golf Championship earlier this month. Thirty-eight teams ...