Plans for a 113-room hotel with a restaurant, bar and gym facilities have been added to the Northlake development in Wanaka.
NZSKI has blasted the Department of Conservation after the skifield owner had to freeze plans for a new multimillion-dollar chairlift this year.
A food-truck village is hoped to be up and running in central Wanaka by winter after being granted resource consent.
A tourist who was caught driving with an alcohol level of almost five times the legal limit was fined $1250 and banned from driving in New Zealand for six months.
Wanaka police were yesterday afternoon unaware of a complaint two fake building inspectors were approaching home owners in the Wanaka area.
A 50-year-old American man was airlifted off the Timaru River Track near Lake Hawea yesterday afternoon, suffering from dehydration.
About 500 people clapped and cheered as Fiona Fairbairn emerged from Lake Wanaka in darkness last night.
A middle-aged American man was successfully lifted off the Timaru River Track, near Lake Hawea after reportedly suffering from dehydration.
Rural residents near Wanaka say they are infuriated by a new sign "inviting" campers to park along Ballantyne Rd.
A third Lakes District camping ground operator has joined the chorus of discontent over the new Queenstown Lakes District Council "hub" near Luggate, which offers some tourists free camping sites.
A Summerland Express Freight truck carrying dangerous goods ran off State Highway 8, the Lindis Pass, early yesterday morning causing ''moderate'' injuries to the 43-year-old driver.
Opponents of the proposed SHA on the outskirts of the Lake Hawea township are not convinced there is sufficient evidence of demand for the ''affordable'' housing it would provide.
Three French nationals who went boating without life jackets on Lake Wanaka on Monday night have been blasted as ''bloody stupid'' by Queenstown Lakes District harbourmaster Marty Black.
There are many ways of taking part in this year's Goldfields Heritage Trust Cavalcade's ''Riding High to Hawea''.
A millennium path on the Wanaka lakefront appears likely to be retained, but where and in what form has not yet been decided.