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Chlorinating water supplies

Monday, 5 December 2016, 10:54 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Chlorinating water supplies On the back of the Havelock North water contamination crisis earlier this year and after advice from Public Health South, the Queenstown Lakes District Council has made the decision to proactively chlorinate three small ... More >>

Council retains accreditation as building consent authority

Friday, 11 November 2016, 12:09 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council has retained its accreditation as a Building Consent Authority following last month’s follow-up assessment by IANZ. The report notes that compliance had “improved considerably” since the last assessment in May ... More >>

Lake algae treatment options investigated

Friday, 4 November 2016, 10:35 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

An algae present in Lake Wanaka for several years has been confirmed in Lake Wakatipu and has been reported in the Queenstown water network since mid-2016. It has also recently been identified at low levels in Lake Hawea, although it has not affected ... More >>

New Queenstown Lakes District Council Takes Office

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 2:03 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District’s incoming Mayor and Councillors officially took up their roles this afternoon after taking the oath of office at the inaugural meeting. Newly elected Mayor Jim Boult’s first official act was to announce the appointment ... More >>

QLDC confirmed election results

Friday, 14 October 2016, 2:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The results of the elections for Queenstown District Council Mayor, Councillor and Wanaka Community Board have been confirmed. More >>

Trade Waste Officer to tackle commercial waste

Monday, 10 October 2016, 3:05 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Wastewater produced by commercial operators is being looked at in depth by QLDC to ensure it meets the required standards before it enters our wastewater system. More >>

Charges laid for breaches of RMA

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:19 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council has laid charges against a Wanaka landowner for breaches of the Resource Management Act 1991, relating to the clearance of indigenous vegetation on a Mount Iron property earlier this year. The charges were laid in the ... More >>

Election Results - Queenstown Lakes District Council

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 1:56 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Here is the provisional result of the election for Mayor, Council and Wanaka Community Board. It is based on 10,899 votes (estimated 98% of those cast). The outcome may change once all votes have been counted. More >>

Proposed Park and Ride Trial Set Aside

Friday, 7 October 2016, 4:09 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Plans for a trial Park and Ride scheme in and out of downtown Queenstown have been set aside so that the Queenstown Lakes District Council can concentrate on initiating a subsidised public transport service for the Wakatipu Basin. Mayor Vanessa van Uden ... More >>

Council invites fresh thinking on Stanley St precinct

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 10:00 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is inviting fresh thinking about how reserve land in Stanley St, Queenstown, could best be used. More >>

QLDC - voting returns

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Postal voting is well underway in the Queenstown Lakes District elections, with more people voting early than at the comparable stage three years ago. Figures from Electionz.com, the independent company conducting the QLDC elections, show that so ... More >>

Special Votes

Monday, 19 September 2016, 10:57 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Voting is underway in this year’s local body elections, with delivery of voting papers due to be complete by Wednesday. Queenstown Lakes District Electoral Officer Jane Robertson is encouraging anyone who has not received their voting papers in ... More >>

Lewis Pass reopens between Canterbury and the West Coast

Friday, 9 September 2016, 12:32 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Lewis Pass, SH7, was reopened before 9 am today, with no weather-related restrictions ie no need for drivers to carry chains and towing vehicles are allowed, says the NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Project Shotover upgrade close to completion

Friday, 9 September 2016, 10:55 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The 30 million dollar upgrade to Queenstown’s sewage treatment system, Project Shotover, is expected to be completed this month. It will then begin a commissioning period with the aim of being in full operation by mid-December 2016. More >>

Second boating incident on Lake Wanaka

Friday, 9 September 2016, 9:19 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Two rescues on Lake Wanaka involving overseas visitors in two days this week is a serious concern to local harbourmaster Marty Black. Yesterday the Wanaka coastguard was called out after reports of two people in a kayak without lifejackets, struggling ... More >>

Tourists rescued from lake Wanaka

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 9:40 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Two young tourists had a lucky escape late this afternoon when they were rescued from Lake Wanaka after being swept into the middle of the lake in a plastic dinghy. More >>

QLDC media advisory - pink stickers to adorn illegal signs

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 2:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Since new signage rules came into effect at the end of last year, QLDC’s compliance staff have been talking to businesses which use sandwich boards and other footpath advertising to make sure they understand where these can be placed. More >>

QLDC Media Advisory - Beach Street Formal Consultation

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 11:55 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Upper Beach Street in central Queenstown could become the town’s second permanent pedestrian mall, depending on the outcome of a month-long formal consultation by Queenstown Lakes District Council. More >>

CBD Parking Changes

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 12:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is implementing changes to parking in Queenstown’s CBD, as part of its Queenstown Town Centre Transport Strategy. More >>

Park and Ride Survey

Monday, 15 August 2016, 12:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Commuters who drive into Queenstown from other parts of the district or further afield each day are being invited to take part in a survey on their travel habits and needs. It’s part of Queenstown Lakes District Council’s strategy to address ... More >>

 

 

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