Monday 18th March, 2019

The hum of conversation and laughter of children took over central Wanaka during the weekend as the town began to get used to a car-free trial.

But the experimental ban of cars from the CBD isn't without its detractors, which includes shop owners who say business is down as a result of the trial.


Wednesday 13th March, 2019

A group of Mount Aspiring pupils are working hard to raise nearly $200,000 towards a trip to Nepal in April.

Once there they plan to volunteer as part of a month-long World Challenge school expedition.


Tuesday 12th March, 2019

Contractors have successfully lifted two short segments of Wanaka's millennium path, with their every move watched by a small group of path supporters.

The 650m path displays significant dates from over 2000 years of history, but is set to be removed as the council looks to develop the lake front.


Monday 11th March, 2019

Helping each other along could be the secret to a mountain biking couple's success over the weekend in the annual Motatapu race.

Kyle Ward and Samara Sheppard both crossed the line in first place, winning the race and winning each other's hearts.


Monday 04th March, 2019

Hundreds of horses, riders, wagons, walkers and cyclists rolled into Lake Hawea on Saturday for the conclusion of this year's Otago Goldfields Cavalcade.

The warm, still conditions couldn't have been more perfect for the final day of the annual event.


Thursday 28th February, 2019

The 2019 Goldfields Cavalcade continues this week with horses and wagons aiming to reach their final destination in Hawea by the weekend.

There's also the Push Bike Trail, where the participants' steeds are of the cycle rather than equine variety.


Thursday 21st February, 2019

Organisers of a petition calling for the retention of the millennium tile path along the lakefront at Wanaka are feeling a little more confident the path will be saved.

Concerns were first raised last December about planned redevelopments of Wanaka's South Beach destroying the path.


Wednesday 20th February, 2019

An Albert Town resident is bringing the joy of dance to the lakes.


Monday 11th February, 2019

Wanaka went more than 500 years back in time over the weekend, with locals enjoying a Medieval festival.


Thursday 07th February, 2019

Relay for Life is coming to Wanaka for the first time on the weekend of March 23 and 24 at Pembroke Park.