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New cemetery fees incorporated into adoption Handbook

Friday, 12 July 2019, 9:23 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) Community and Services Committee has adopted the Cemeteries Handbook 2019, incorporating new cemetery fees consulted on as part of the Community Facilities Funding Policy (CFFP) review undertaken in December ... More >>

Work for temporary Luggate Memorial Hall replacement begins

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 9:30 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Preparatory work has begun ahead of the delivery and installation of the temporary replacement of Luggate Memorial Hall. More >>

Trade waste registration scheme introduced

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 10:54 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Keeping Queenstown’s environment clean, healthy and beautiful is one of Queenstown Lakes District Council’s key priorities and aligns with the Enduring Landscapes vision in the 2018-2028 Ten Year Plan. To support this, QLDC is introducing a trade ... More >>

First commercial ratepayer survey begins

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:56 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Over the next four weeks, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will be conducting its first commercial ratepayer survey. The survey forms part of a wider review of how Council determines community satisfaction with the services it provides. QLDC ... More >>

New waste and recycling collection service starts Monday

Friday, 28 June 2019, 4:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District’s collective journey towards zero waste takes another step forward next week with a new district-wide residential waste and recycling collection service kicking off on 1 July. Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult said around ... More >>

Parking permit system introduced

Monday, 24 June 2019, 5:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is committed to providing efficient, convenient and fair parking throughout the Queenstown Lakes district. On 1 July QLDC is introducing a permit system affecting select groups for parking across the district. More >>

Final referendum result announced

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 4:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The final count for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s referendum on a proposed visitor levy of short-term visitor accommodation has been confirmed. Full results are as follows: More >>

Mayor Boult delighted with provisional referendum result

Friday, 7 June 2019, 11:51 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes residents have spoken resoundingly in favour of a visitor levy for the district with 81.37% voting in support of the unique revenue stream. More >>

QLDC employees getting on their bikes

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 3:44 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Think you’ve been seeing more Council staff out and about on their bikes? You’re right. More >>

Zero Waste initiative funding boost

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 4:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Grants totalling almost $50,000 have been allocated through the first Waste Minimisation Community Funding round. Queenstown Lakes District Council General Manager Property and Infrastructure Peter Hansby said the Waste Minimisation Community Fund was an ... More >>

Google Trail View now live across Queenstown Trail Network

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 4:40 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Queenstown Trails Trust (QTT) are excited to announce the launch of Google ‘Trail View’, offering the well-established ‘Street View’ functionality of Google to the Queenstown Trail Network. The collaborative ... More >>

Green light for Ballantyne Road Upgrade

Monday, 13 May 2019, 9:34 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Responding to community concerns, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will be upgrading a section of Ballantyne Road in Wānaka following funding approval from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA). Queenstown Lakes District Council General ... More >>

Wanaka Recreation Centre shortlisted for international award

Friday, 10 May 2019, 12:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Wanaka Recreation Centre has been recognised at the 2019 INDE.Awards that celebrate the Indo-Pacific region’s most progressive design and architecture. More >>

Frankton Transfer Station to close temporarily

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 3:44 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Frankton Transfer Station will close to the public from 12 noon on 17 May until 8.00am on 20 May to allow for repairs. Queenstown Lakes District Council General Manager Property and Infrastructure Peter Hansby said the repairs were required before ... More >>

QLDC Confirms Purchase of Ladies Mile Property

Monday, 6 May 2019, 4:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has confirmed the purchase of 516 Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway. The acquisition is a valuable step towards the long-term development of much-needed community assets and services for the surrounding communities of Lake ... More >>

Upcoming changes to swim prices at Wanaka Recreation Centre

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:30 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Prices for swimming at Wanaka Recreation Centre (WRC) are increasing from 1 July 2019 bringing them in line with current prices at Alpine Aqualand, the district’s other main council-managed aquatic facility located at Queenstown Events Centre. ... More >>

Brewery Creek and Reavers Lane - Natural Hazard review

Friday, 26 April 2019, 3:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

As part of the ongoing District Plan review, Queenstown Lakes District Council is considering changes to land use rules for the Reavers Lane and Brewery Creek areas (in the northern end of Gorge Road, Queenstown) where there are known natural hazards. More >>

Design team to be assembled for Luggate Memorial Hall

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 5:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today released a request for proposal (RFP) to assemble a design team for the permanent replacement for Luggate Memorial Hall. More >>

Changes to Anzac Day 2019 commemorations

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:39 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A number of Anzac Day 2019 commemoration events are scheduled to take place across the district this year with a few minor changes to proceedings. The parade part of Queenstown and Wānaka events won’t be held this year, and Arrowtown’s parade ... More >>

Open Letter from Mayor Boult - Proposed Visitor Levy

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:40 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Over the last few weeks I have grown increasingly concerned about the commentary emerging from parts of the local accommodation sector regarding the proposed visitor levy on which we will all be asked to vote in June. I am concerned because much of ... More >>

 

 

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