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Oceania · Wanaka

Pond site to be transformed

Community suggestions for the redevelopment of the site of Wanaka’s former sewage oxidation ponds are being sought until July 10. PHOTO: ASPEN BRUCE The site of Wanaka’s former sewage oxidation ponds is to be redeveloped for community use.See the Story
Oceania · Wanaka

Community embraces new holiday

Fireworks over Wanaka on Saturday night. PHOTO: SUPPLIED / JAMES MITCHELL Rain did not deter hundreds from gathering to celebrate Matariki at Roys Park at the weekend.See the Story
Oceania · Wanaka

Car crashes in paddock near Wanaka

Four people managed to escape injury after the car they were in crashed between Albert Town and Lake Hawea tonight.See the Story
Oceania · Wanaka

40 Hour Famine paddle 47km

Wanaka adventurer James Watson (15) and his father, Mark Watson, had Lake Wanaka to themselves yesterday as they paddled the 47km lake to raise funds for World Vision 40 Hour Famine Appeal.See the Story
Oceania · Wanaka

Peter Thiel appeals against council's decision to decline his mega house plan

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Thiel has appealed against a Queenstown Lakes District Council decision to decline consent for the development. His lawyers have just lodged their closing arguments on his behalf to an ongoing commissioner's hearing. As a means of lessening the visual effects of the 330m-long, grass-roofed complex, particularly from the Glendhu Bay Track, Thiel had deleted the proposed meditation pod from his application.See the Story
Oceania · Wanaka

Wanaka swim and water ski fundraiser for the Mental Health Foundation, Sunday June 19, 2022

Oceania · Wanaka

Currie 2nd after pushing hard on bike

Wanaka multisporter Braden Currie finished second at the Asia-Pacific ironman championships in Cairns on Sunday. Currie had a brutal battle at the...See the Story
Oceania · Wanaka

Four days of unstable weather to batter NZ

Road snow warnings in place in the South, including for Dunedin's Northern Motorway, the Lindis Pass and the Crown Range Road. Wanaka and Lake Hawea residents woke to surrounding ridgelines blanketed in snow after a storm whipped through overnight. Treble Cone skifield is estimated to have received upward of 63cm of fresh snow, and Cardrona Alpine Resort around 31cm over the past 48 hours. Electrical storms laced with hail larger than grapes battered the West Coast, while a second wave of rough weather was set to blast up from the south this afternoon.See the Story

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