Hawea residents have accused the Queenstown Lakes District Council of "ignoring" the town’s infrastructure issues.
The population of great crested grebes nesting on artificial breeding platforms at Lake Wanaka marina suddenly increased yesterday.
Wanaka snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott has claimed a silver medal at the FIS Slopestyle World Cup in Switzerland.
The upgrade of Ballantyne Rd in Wanaka has entered its next phase, as earthworks are under way to widen the south side of the road and work to temporarily relocate telecommunications services is...
Summer water restrictions in Luggate are likely to become a thing of the past, despite more people moving into the area.
Rabbit hot spots around Otago are in the sights of the Otago Regional Council’s biosecurity department.
A much-loved but often-maligned "creepy" former Auckland Santa has been seen for the first time since he retired to the South Island - but he doesn't look well.
Wanaka police say "plenty" of fines were issued to teens in possession of alcohol over the New Year period but it is too soon to confirm if any parents were charged with supplying minors.
Working with local government and their staff and "not treating them as the enemy" is the key take-home message from the outgoing Luggate Community Association chairman.
The Wanaka Catchment Group has been given nearly $2million by the Government to improve the quality of water flowing through high country stations and farms.
Port Chalmers artist Philip Maxwell has won the $10,000 top prize at a Wanaka event for his Cubist rendition of a scene at Deborah Bay on Otago Harbour.
The number of boats and jet skis on Lakes Wakatipu and Wanaka is down this year compared to previous summers but there are still hot spots where people are ignoring the boat code safety rules and...
Seventy years after her father lived and worked at the Campbell Island weather station Joanne Laing had the opportunity to visit the remote location. Finding his diaries and photographs of that time prompted a journey few people make.
A driver had a lucky escape yesterday when his truck careered over the safety barriers of the Crown Range and fell part way down the cliff.
While Wanaka has welcomed bolstered tourist numbers over the Christmas-New Year period, no influx of visitors has landed in Queenstown.