SHORT AND SHARP
New Edgewater GM
Edgewater Hotel financial controller Mike Barton will take on the role of general manager later this month. He takes over from Leigh Stock. Barton said ‘‘it is an exciting time to come into the role and lead the implementation of these projects to drive further growth for the hotel. We have a great team of staff who are passionate about Edgewater, and the tourism industry environment is much more positive than it has been in recent years.’’
Groomers get ready
Treble Cone’s two new PistenBully 400 winch grooming machines arrived at the mountain last week. Marketing and sales manager Nick Noble said the machines would mean more terrain could be groomed more often. The skifield plans to open on June 26.
Russell McGeorge is stepping down as the director of Wanaka Wastebusters and the hunt is on to find a replacement. Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters member Dom Stayne said the ideal candidate to step into the position would have previous board experience. The job carried no remuneration and was an opportunity for a communityminded person to contribute to the Wastebusters operation. For more info email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central Otago choir performance
The Central Otago Regional Choir and conductor John Buchanan will preform at the St Andrews Presbyterian Church in Wanaka on Friday night as part of show celebrating and honouring women. The Mothers in Music performance will be held at 7.30pm. Tickets were $20 and were available from Wanaka Paper Plus or at the door.
Premises almost complete
Bayleys Wanaka, Aspiring Law and Revive Beauty Salon will be housed at the the same premises on Ardmore St from May 17.