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Otago Daily Times
Fatal Wanaka heli crash blamed on poor culture
Otago Daily Times
An overloaded helicopter and poor pilot culture have been found to be the causes of the fatal 2014 helicopter crash on Mt Alta, near Wanaka, according to a report issued today by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission. TAIC's chief ...
Helicopter in fatal Wanaka crash overloaded, finds crash reportNew Zealand Herald

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 7 Dec 2017 
Frazer Briggs and his model aircraft returns to Wanaka
Voxy
Another popular act from past Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshows has been confirmed for next Easter's 30th Anniversary event. Internationally-renowned Frazer Briggs and his model aircraft will be back at Wanaka after his last appearance at the ...

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 11 Dec 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Wanaka Yacht Club membership booms
Stuff.co.nz
Sir Russell Coutts intends to compete in Wanaka's annual New Year's Regatta, on January 5-7. Fahey is helping organise the Windshift Wanaka Regatta on January 9-11. This will bring high profile sailors and Olympians to Wanaka to host a national junior ...


Otago Daily Times
Highly regarded teacher heads into retirement
Otago Daily Times
"Extraordinary schools need extraordinary teachers, and Kit is one of the best," board of trustees chair Andrew Howard said. Ms South began teaching in 1972 at Fairfield and Corstorphine Schools in Dunedin, before taking time off to travel with her ...


Otago Daily Times
Wanaka man makes rare Antarctic summit
Otago Daily Times
Wanaka adventurer Mark Sedon has reached the summit of The Spectre, a prominent 2000m rock spire in the Gothic Mountains in the Antarctic. Mr Sedon achieved the feat alongside expedition teammates Leo Houlding and Jean Burgun, of Britain and France ...

 12 Dec 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Vegetation management views differ
Otago Daily Times
That decision was appealed by Willowridge, and the appeal was heard in Wanaka last week by Environment Court judge Jon Jackson and commissioners John Mills and David Bunting. Willowridge's lawyer, Graeme Todd, told the hearing the number of residential ...

 12 Dec 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Chamber of Commerce elects new leadership
Otago Daily Times
Ms Legnavsky said she was honoured and excited to be Wanaka's first chairwoman of the local chamber. ``I feel very privileged - especially to represent our town that is so diverse, innovative and growing like a mushroom.'' ``Being among the business ...

 12 Dec 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Beer showcased at festival
Otago Daily Times
Charles Lucas (left), Matt Hooper, Claire Liggins and Tom Scurr (right), all of Wanaka, enjoy the convivial atmosphere at the Wanaka Beer Festival on Saturday. About 450 people attended the second annual festival at the Wanaka Showgrounds. Festival ...

 11 Dec 2017 

Otago Daily Times
Dairy intensification effects questioned
Otago Daily Times
Dr Joy said a Wanaka vet told him there used to be three cows in Wanaka and he knew them each by name, now there were upwards of 30,000 cows in the area. "That is the kind of change we've had, that is the reality of it, and a lot of Southland cows are ...

 9 Dec 2017 

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