The rescuers who found the body of missing tramper Stephanie Simpson last week should be ‘‘very proud’’ of bringing her home to her family, the Wanaka SAR chairman says.
Upper Clutha community leaders fighting plans to introduce jet services at Wanaka Airport came out of a focus group meeting last night expressing fears their views will be ignored.
New research into lake snow has found Wanaka boat users, fishermen, swimmers and anyone else who uses New Zealand’s recreational lakes could be behind the spread of "lake snow" in the lake.
A friend of a British woman who died tramping in Mount Aspiring National Park has spoken about her "courageous" friend's love of New Zealand's mountains and her plans to explore the country.
The family of tramper Stephanie Simpson are grieving following the discovery of her body near Makarora, as friends pay tribute to the British woman.
A Wanaka bike advocacy group has welcomed Queenstown Lakes District Council confirming Sticky Forest could be bought using funds remaining from the sale of the ratepayer-owned land bank Scurr Heights.
One of the applicants behind a proposed mixed use development next to Mt Iron in Wanaka has told a resource consent hearing the only economic use for the land if it remained rural would be a...
Visitors to the Blue Pools near Makarora no longer have to negotiate highway traffic after parking their vehicle or hang on because there is no toilet nearby.
The body of British tramper Stephanie Simpson, who went missing near Makarora, has been found, police have confirmed.
The option to realign a damaged road in Wanaka has been given the go-ahead despite an 11th-hour request from a Hunter Valley Station company director to repair the existing road.
Both sides in the row over possible redevelopment of Wanaka Airport argue that the other has acted unreasonably, court documents released to the Otago Daily Times show.
The search for a British tramper missing near Makarora has been narrowed to an area of "extremely challenging terrain" after items of interest were found.
The family of a British tramper missing near Makarora say they are "at their wits' end" and are pleading for anyone with information to come forward.
Freedom campers have cleaned up their act and are causing fewer problems across the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago districts this summer.
A Dunedin student who was one of two people found dead in the Makarora River at the weekend was a senior member of the Otago University Tramping Club and a keen photographer.
The parents of a British tramper missing near Makarora are flying to New Zealand to help with the search for her.
Police say they are optimistic they will find an "experienced and very fit" British tramper missing near Makarora as her desperate family wait for news from the search.