A bay in Lake Wanaka has been closed to swimmers because of a wastewater spill.
A $193,000 grant will soon help improve safety and the overall experience for visitors to the Crown Range viewing point.
Hikers arriving by private transport at Wanaka’s popular Roys Peak track may soon have to pay a hefty fee to leave their vehicles in the car park.
KiwiBuild houses in Wanaka cannot be readily transferred to Housing New Zealand because they do not fit the agency’s design standards, it has emerged.
A pair of French tourists arrived Wanaka's Roys Peak car park at 3am in the hope of ''being alone'' on the hike, but they found 40 others on the summit at sunrise.
In the first week of the new freedom camping regime in the Queenstown Lakes enforcement officers have issued 107 tickets to errant campers.
The newly elected Wanaka Community Board has been dished out its first big helping of town planning documents.
There appears to be no end to the snow this spring, as the mountains west of Luggate again displayed their belated winter colours after snow at the weekend.
The $2 million water sports building on the Lake Wanaka foreshore was opened to the public yesterday.
Newly released Ministry of Health emails concerning the Southern DHB's maternity strategy reveal the degree of confusion which surrounded the board's introduction of "maternal and child hubs".
An Otago mum who takes her children out hunting says she has received death threats from random strangers online.
"Arbitrary lines" and a lack of detail were the main criticisms of Wahi Tupuna mapping at a Lake Hawea public meeting on Thursday night.
A reduced number of skiing and snowboarding ACC accident claims registered in the Queenstown Lakes District this year is being attributed to fewer visitor numbers and extra safety initiatives...