Rhythm and Alps organisers have added 16 acts to the 2013 New Year’s festival. Expats The Veils, Zane Lowe and Nathan Haines will be home for the festival and further line-up additions are Freddie Cruger, Spikey Tee, Ruse, Lewis Tenant, Steezie Wonder, Sticky Fingaz, Play DJs (R.I.A and C:She), Seth Hamilton and Holly Arrowsmith.
New Zealand Transport Agency rescheduled Makarora and Wanaka community and tourism industry meetings will be held tomorrow to discuss concerns about closing State Highway 6 between Haast and Makarora, and raise ideas about improving communication. The Makarora meeting will be from 1.30pm at the Makarora Tourist Centre and from 4.30pm in Wanaka at Edgewater Resort.
Sidey for trust
Retiring Central Lakes Trust chairman Sir Eion Edgar is publicly endorsing Wanaka businessman Michael Sidey as a candidate for the trust. A Wanaka resident for three years, Mr Sidey is deputy chairman of Forsyth Barr and a Halberg Disability Sport Foundation director.