Wanaka Time Bank

Wanaka Time Bank is a community group that facilitates sharing of our resources, skills and services to create abundance within our community for all. Have you ever thought you’d love to trade your skills with another person’s skills? Perhaps you’re an IT whiz & you’d like someone to help you prune your fruit trees? Or a gardener […]

Rhythm and Alps heads south

  Rhythm and Alps has swapped Canterbury for the Cardrona Valley, for its latest two-day music festival in the South Island for the next 15 years. The Rhythm Group confirmed consent was issued by the Queenstown Lakes District Council for the festival to be based from this December between the Cardrona Ski resort and the […]

Albert Town hit hardest if dam fails

  If the Lake Hawea Control Dam were to fail, up to 420 properties and 2620 people could be affected, a Contact Energy-commissioned report says. The September 2011 report outlines potential consequences of a dam failure and was required as part of the energy company’s standard practice, not because of any concerns with the dam. […]