Kiwis are being asked to put their hands in their pockets to save a flying dinosaur that could find a new home in Wanaka.
Director Steve Robillard of Austria has won this year’s grand prize at the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival.
A spa pool, cakes and sausages were in hot demand on the lakefront yesterday as Wanaka waterskiers, wakeboarders and swimmers celebrated the winter solstice.
Frustrated Wanaka businesses and workers are calling for a final answer to the town’s decades-old annual winter accommodation crisis.
Scientists measuring snow and ice in the Southern Alps say glaciers are losing ice at the highest rate ever recorded.
A ‘‘potentially dangerous’’ situation was averted on Wanaka’s Lakeside Rd this afternoon when a small onsite gas strike occurred at the Marina Terrace Apartments.
A new Wanaka group wants to gauge community support for a new multimillion-dollar performing arts centre that would attract larger events to town.
Wanaka has been blanketed by a creeping grey fog for more than a week — but the skifields have been bathed in sunshine.
Might the Maniototo become part of Dunedin city, might Cromwell be administered from Queenstown rather than Alexandra, might Southland local bodies be forced to amalgamate?
Hawea Flat writer and Otago Daily Times columnist Liz Breslin’s new book of poetry, in bed with the feminists, lies in wait for readers with a pretty cover of embroidered daisies.
Wanaka bookworms took an emotional journey into a little understood part of Kiwi culture this week at the launch of a new book of creative writing by emerging Asian New Zealand writers.
Cardrona skifield will open this weekend but there will be no skiing or snowboarding for at least another week until there is enough snow.
Cardrona skifield has delayed opening for skiing and snowboarding this Saturday until next week because there is not enough snow.
Skateboarding will be one of six sports making their debut at the Tokyo Olympics next month. To celebrate, the largest fully operational skateboard in the world was brought to Wanaka on a countrywide tour.
Wanaka's John Ombler has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his contribution to public service, which has included leading responses to significant crises.
Wanaka's Dr Max Shepherd is an award-winning biotechnologist who has played a leading role in the emergence and success of the NZ biotechnology industry.