Most snow bunnies keen on getting back on the slopes in December would normally need to head to the northern hemisphere to do so.
A young man has been seriously hurt after being hit by a car near Lake Hawea late on Saturday night.
Wanaka police are appealing for information about two scrub fires started by four men shooting fireworks from a ute early last month.
The Upper Clutha Community Christmas Trust has been busy this week setting up Santa’s Grotto at the Lake Wanaka Centre.
While local government is keen to bring back a container deposit scheme, central Government and the industry say it's not that simple. Mark Price reports.
Anglers fishing lakes Wanaka and Dunstan are being asked for small pieces of skin from any salmon they catch.
With just three weeks to go and $25,000 to raise, it would seem like the Love Lake Wanaka crowdfunding campaign is destined to fall short.
Work has begun on an $80,000 access ramp to the Hawea River swing bridge, expected to be in use by Christmas.
Next year's ''Riding High to Hawea'' Cavalcade has already garnered a huge amount of interest, organisers say.
A photo posted on social media has revealed the reality of an iconic South Island spot that's been described as New Zealand's most Instagrammed hike.
Seven KiwiBuild houses in Wanaka’s Northlake suburb, offered for sale in a ballot, have found a buyer — and three have not.
It was a special evening for many New Zealand motorsport fanatics at the sixth annual Gathering of Geezers dinner held at the Warbirds and Wheels Museum at Wanaka Airport on Thursday night.
Residents' concerns about noise from a proposed "food truck village" on a neighbouring site in central Wanaka dominated hearing proceedings on Wednesday.
After an unseasonable amount of spring snowfall Cardrona Alpine Resort is set to open up for skiing in December.
Another significant rainfall has led to further erosion of an already major slip on the Newcastle Track, near Luggate.
Construction of a new Spark cellphone tower in Wanaka has irked a nearby resident, who says he was not consulted.