Swimmers, kayakers and paddleboarders can rejoice — this summer they can enjoy the upper stretch of the Clutha River without worrying about large numbers of jet-boats.
A Lake Hawea camping ground operator wants to know why public money is being spent providing tourists with free camping areas when there is plenty of space available in existing camping grounds.
It was hard to know which was the more spectacular sight on the snow-blanketed Lindis Pass yesterday - the weather or the wethers.
The development of a small commercial precinct in Albert Town has its benefits, the town's community association chairman, Jim Cowie, says.
A major change to the Otago Regional Council's position on minimum flow levels in the Lindis River was made by staff without the endorsement of councillors.
It has taken 13 long years, but the wheel of progress is slowly turning for a major development near Wanaka.
The majority of Upper Clutha residents surveyed by the Queenstown Airport Corporation appear happy to accept Wanaka Airport being developed and for there to be an increase in visitor numbers.
The idea of expanding the Hawea Flat School by building a new multipurpose school and community hall is being floated.
Six months after applying rumble strips along 30 regional state highways, the NZ Transport Agency has removed 8.6km of the strips because of safety concerns raised by cyclists and a local authority.
New primary school enrolment zones have been proposed for Wanaka in preparation for the opening of Wanaka South School in 2020.
More than a dozen children and adults from Wanaka were taken out of their comfort zone to learn something a little different on Saturday - West African drumming and dancing.
Rumble strips are being removed on sections of three southern state highways after changes were suggested by local cycling groups and the Waitaki District Council.
An initiative at the Wanaka Pool is helping a group of people with learning disabilities brim with confidence.
A person canyoning in Mount Aspiring National Park had to be rescued yesterday after suffering a knee injury and being unable to walk.
A person has been safely rescued from Mount Aspiring National Park this afternoon after suffering a knee injury while canyoning and being unable to walk.
The doors to the Wanaka Pool are swinging open close to 10,000 times a month, and that number is continuing to increase.
A bit of imagination and a whole lot of science have helped create a beer unique to the South Island.