John Taylor, of Hawea, is congratulated by Governor-general Dame Patsy Reddy at a ceremony at Government House yesterday after receiving a Queen’s Service Medal for services to the community.
The stars came out to shine, in all senses of the word, at Matariki celebrations in Wanaka and Arrowtown at the weekend.
More than 50 people concerned about a proposed airport development near Tarras gathered yesterday for the first public meeting since Christchurch Airport made the announcement last week.
While a leading conservation authority is backing the Department of Conservation’s controversial tahr-culling operations, disdain is being shown to helicopter firms assisting the cull.
Work to resolve the perennial issue of flooding on Wanaka’s Aubrey Rd has been delayed because of water across the road.
Options have been narrowed down for the location of a new primary birthing unit in Central Otago, and the public will be given a chance to have their say.
The MetService is predicting winds will pick up later today and "flush out" the inversion cloud that has blanketed huge swathes of the lower South Island and kept temperatures down in the past few...
"Contradictory and confused" is how an Environment Court judge has described the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s method of reviewing its district plan.
Ralph Fegan does not disguise his disappointment as he prepares to join the ranks of the recently redundant.
The High Court has dismissed an appeal against a disqualification period for a man who went on a three-hour drink-driving spree around Wanaka last year, during which he was arrested twice.
The almost lost art of darning socks was resurrected at the weekend by a young Wanaka man looking for ways to help counter the world’s problems with waste.
The public might yet get the chance to have a say about a big house proposed to be built overlooking Lake Wanaka in an area designated an outstanding natural landscape.
The Wanaka Community Hub may have to restructure its debt if the council does not support it financially, its chairwoman says.
A list of the world's 50 best vineyards for wine tourism has named a Central Otago and Hawke's Bay estate as being among the best.
A wedding dress designer, a kombucha brewer and two children’s book writers and editors are just some of the 41 local businesses featured in a pop-up roadside photographic exhibition in Wanaka.
The head of airshow Warbirds over Wanaka has been grilled about why two mobile platforms were on a grass strip that caused significant damage to a vintage plane.