More than 100 people turned out to celebrate the long-awaited opening of the Bullock Creek Hatchery Spring walkway on Tuesday.
One lane of SH6 between Wanaka and Haast is expected to be open again from 8am today after a rockfall yesterday closed the road, south of Makarora.
A man some suspect was the model for Barry Crump’s quietly spoken character Clarence in his book A Good Keen Man was eulogised at a memorial attended by (from left) his great-granddaughters Maia Duncan and Jade Duncan and granddaughter Susan Duncan.
Rich lister and New Zealand Business Hall of Fame member Peter Masfen CNZM has been ordered to restore land on his Wanaka property disturbed by cultivation.
State Highway 6 from Makarora to Haast has reopened, but is set to close again this evening as contractors work to clear a significant slip which brought rocks across the road this morning.
Three people were lucky to escape injury yesterday after the car they were travelling in left the Cardrona skifield road and rolled down a bank into some trees.
The truck driver involved in the latest crash in Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka, has added his voice to the call for the gravel and Otta-sealed road to be upgraded.
Three people were lucky to escape injury when the car they were in went off the Cardrona skifield road and rolled down a bank into some trees.
As petrol prices tipped $2.50 per litre in Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes mayor says drivers in the South are being pillaged by petrol companies and it has gone beyond being acceptable.
Overseas tourists travelling in this rental car were "incredibly lucky" not to have been seriously injured when the vehicle and a truck-trailer unit collided in Wanaka yesterday.
More negotiation and consultation over the proposed special housing area for Lake Hawea has been ordered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
"Watch out for the weather" is the number one piece of advice those venturing into the Southern Alps this summer should heed.
All the work Geoffrey Wilson, of Wanaka, has done at Pilates was put to the test in the snow on the Pisa Range last week.
Lake Hawea residents opposed to a 400-lot special housing area on the outskirts of the township have been given a 12-week reprieve.
As Wanaka motorists face prices of $2.50 a litre at the pumps, the AA says Kiwis deserve an explanation for petrol prices hitting another record high.
The woman seriously injured after crashing near the Cardrona Alpine Resort on Monday remains in a stable condition in Dunedin hospital.
A tiny school took top honours in last night's year 7-8 Otago Daily Times Extra! current events quiz in Cromwell.
Visitors from around the world are drawn to Wanaka by its namesake lake and views of snowcapped mountains, but that stunning natural beauty comes at a price.