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Taxpayers will likely have to stump up for the removal of a tree hut on a Lake Wakatipu willow island. Local man Glenn Raymond built the hut to enjoy with his children and friends last summer. It is hidden in trees...
A Queenstowner who built a tree hut on a Lake Wakatipu willow island has twice ignored government department orders to remove it – and has apparently left for Australia. Mountain Scene reported that Glenn Raymond built the hut, hidden by...
Government scientists are developing a plan to keep the invasive lake weed lagarosiphon out of Lake Wakatipu. Three sections of the upper Kawarau River have been cordoned off with buoys to restrict lagarosiphon - also known as South African oxygen...

Boaties sign up for marina

A new Frankton marina is already signing up keen boaties – before it's even got a lake-bed lease. Lakes Marina Projects (LMP) has launched a new website for its $15 million offshore floating marina planned for Lake Wakatipu's Frankton Arm. There's been...
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