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Adventure Consultants cancels Everest expedition season
24 April 2014

Adventure Consultants chief executive Guy Cotter announced this week his company’s Everest expedition season has been cancelled, out of respect to those who died in last Friday’s avalanche on the Khumbu Icefall. more ...

First ever TEDxWanaka event to be held in June
24 April 2014

The growing phenomenon of TED talks and ideas-based conferences has reached Wanaka. more ...

Young and old combine to improve technology skills
24 April 2014

A new technology initiative in Wanaka will see a group of Mt Aspiring College students share their talents with senior citizens keen to get more use out of their computers and cell phones. more ...

Fire fighters plan to join emergency hub
23 April 2014

Wanaka’s emergency services hub on Ballantyne Rd is about to get bigger, with the New Zealand Fire Service announcing plans this week to move next door to the new police station. more ...

In Focus


Ready For Duck Shooting

Wanaka locals readying themselves for the start of duck shooting on May 2nd. more ...

also in focus: Thousands Turn Out On Good Friday | Mitre 10 Meets War Birds



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20 April 2014

School holidays. Who wants my kids? more ...

20 April 2014

War Birds how good was that! more ...

20 April 2014

I had a dream all the bunnies on Mt Iron were chocolate more ...

20 April 2014

Loving the short weeks more ...

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Will you be attending one of the two ANZAC services in Wanaka & Lake Hawea tomorrow?
No. Just another holiday for me. (12%)
Won't attend the services but still recognize the importance of the day (62%)
Will attend the Wanaka service at 9.30 in town (4%)
Yes will attend the 7am service on the Lake Hawea Dam (20%)

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Community Notices


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Wanaka Ski & Snowsports Club

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Lost & Found

Found Cat 22 April

Hawea Flat

Found Dog - 22 April

Found at Lakeview Holiday Park on Brownston Street.- now at The Pound.......

Found Cat 22 April

Mt Aspiring Road Area....

Found - Phone

Lake Hawea Area .....


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