New event at Heli Challenge

Top young skiers and boarders will get their chance to shine at the inaugural Junior World Heli Challenge, starting on Friday. The event is the forerunner to the well established week-long World Heli Challenge, which sees competitors taken by helicopter to back country locations where they seek to impress judges with their skill and daring […]

Musician and family set for ‘oily rag’ tour

An orchard, a beachfront, a front porch, a sports ground and a long list of living rooms across Canada and the United States are among the unconventional tour venues where Lake Hawea singer-songwriter Anna van Riel will entertain audiences over the next three months. ”Anywhere that people will have me,” she said this week, as […]

A Lake Hawea father has unanimous support from the Wanaka Community Board to set up a children’s BMX park in the township. Geoff Small put his proposal for a bike track on Queenstown Lakes District Council-owned land on the corner of Domain Rd and Noema Tce to the community board last week. The father of […]