|Avalanche warning for Aoraki and Wanaka|
Warnings for dangerous avalanches conditions are in place for high alpine terrain in Aoraki/Mt Cook and Wanaka
© 2020 RadioNZ Wed 11:25am Queenstown and Wanaka Airport expansion plans on hold
The Queenstown Airport Corporation has undertaken not to advance its expansion plans for the next two and a half years.
© 2020 RadioNZ Sat 10:45am Mikayla Harvey goes up another gear in second year as a pro cyclist
Talented Wanaka rider has high hopes for World Championships after career-best result at the biggest race in women's cycling.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Thu, 24 Sep 2:05pm Rescuers race to rescue Mt Aspiring skier after 400m fall
A skier has incredibly survived after tumbling 400m in New Zealand's high alps on to a glacier.The man had climbed Mt Aspiring, northwest of Wanaka, with a friend on Thursday and was skiing down its technical West Face when the...
© 2020 NZ Herald Sat, 5 Sep 6:15pm Appeal denied over loss of licence relating to three-hour drink-driving spree in Wanaka
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.In April, Gareth Byron Lange, 36, orchard...
© 2020 NZ Herald Mon, 20 Jul 9:45am Travel, Justine Tyerman: A match made in heaven for two Wanaka ski celebrities?
The wedding of two celebrities and former rivals took place quietly earlier this year, overshadowed soon after by the global pandemic.The couple, a renegade known for his wild side, and a popular, fun-loving party girl, tied the...
© 2020 NZ Herald Tue, 7 Jul 2:45pm Pilot defends abilities in inquest six years after crash
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed near Wanaka - killing a man - has defended his training and abilities in a coronial inquest.
© 2020 RadioNZ Mon, 29 Jun 6:45pm Wanaka helicopter crash: Guide wishes he hadn't chosen Mt Alta for fatal tour
Veteran ski guide on board a helicopter that crashed, killing an Auckland man, says he'd make different decisions in hindsight.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 29 Jun 3:55pm Wanaka mum Kate Callaghan, deemed 'too healthy' to have breast cancer, dies
She was surrounded by loved ones and free of pain when she died on Thursday.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Sat, 27 Jun 8:35pm
Countdown to closure: Restaurant owner pleads for investor to keep doors open
After two near misses, a Wanaka restaurant hopes to rise from the ashes a final time.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Tue 5:35am Coronavirus Covid 19: Expert hits out at WHO after lockdown confusion
A leading Covid-19 expert has hit out at the World Health Organisation for its handling of the pandemic - and suggests New Zealand should instead look East for direction.Professor Michael Baker's criticisms come as public comments...
© 2020 NZ Herald Thu, 8 Oct 6:05pm Development in search for former Otago man missing in US
The wing belonging to former Otago paraglider pilot James Kiwi Oroc has been found in Nevada, but there is no sign of Johnston.The former Wanaka man has been missing for almost a month, since launching from a point near the town...
© 2020 NZ Herald Fri, 18 Sep 12:25am Coronavirus: Award-winning luxury Wanaka construction companies propose lay-offs
Pandemic has taken a bite out of companies' pipeline of work.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 24 Aug 3:15pm Sounds Air confirms November start date for Christchurch to Wanaka service
Tickets will go on sale next month.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Sat, 22 Aug 10:45am Warbirds over Wanaka head grilled in High Court over crash
The head of the airshow has been grilled about why two mobile platforms were on a grass strip that caused significant damage to a vintage plane.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Thu, 9 Jul 4:45pm Warbirds over Wanaka head grilled in High Court over crash
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.
© 2020 RadioNZ Thu, 9 Jul 3:05pm Warbirds over Wanaka crash caused by 'systemic failures' - lawyer
Pilot Arthur Dovey escaped unharmed, but his World War II aircraft badly damaged after hitting two cherry pickers when landing on grass.
© 2020 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 6 Jul 4:15pm Warbirds over Wanaka crash: Communication errors revealed in court
Communication errors have been exposed in the High Court case into events leading up to an expensive crash at Warbirds over Wanaka.
© 2020 RadioNZ Mon, 6 Jul 2:25pm Wanaka mother and nutritionist Kate Callaghan dies seven months after cancer diagnosis
Wanaka nutritionist Kate Callaghan has died, seven months after she was diagnosed with cancer. Callaghan, a mother of two children, was 36 years old. She died in Wanaka on Thursday surrounded by loves ones and family and without...
© 2020 NZ Herald Sun, 28 Jun 9:05am