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Contract for Wanaka Sports Facility Awarded

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 9:40 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Work will start on the new Wanaka Sports Facility at Three Parks within weeks, with QLDC announcing today that it had awarded the contract to Cook Brothers Construction Ltd. QLDC’s General Manager of Planning and Development, Marc Bretherton, said ... More >>

2015 Arrowtown Ward By-election

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 3:38 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The final result for the Arrowtown Ward by-election that closed on Friday 1 May 2015 is: More >>

Shaping our Future looks at transport in Queenstown

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 1:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The future direction of transport in the Queenstown Lakes District is to be discussed next week at the latest Shaping Our Future forum. More >>

Earthquake update #3 QLDC

Monday, 4 May 2015, 8:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Mt Aspiring Road will remain closed at Glen Finnon bluff overnight due to the risk of rockfall after this afternoon’s earthquake. QLDC Chief Executive Adam Feeley said contractors would carry out an aerial inspection tomorrow morning and an update ... More >>

No reports of injury or damage following quake

Monday, 4 May 2015, 3:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

There are no reports of injury or significant damage in the Queenstown Lakes District after the magnitude 6 earthquake centred just north of Wanaka at 2.29pm today. Chief Executive Adam Feeley said the Council had activated its Emergency Operations Centre ... More >>

Arrowtown by-election result

Friday, 1 May 2015, 3:19 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Scott Stevens, of Arrowtown, has been elected as the Arrowtown Ward representative on the Queenstown Lakes District Council. Electoral Officer Jane Robertson released the provisional results after voting closed at noon today. Mr Stevens received 756 ... More >>

School Bus Signage Trial Underway

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 4:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is trialling new signage on school buses in the Queenstown area as a way to remind drivers to slow to 20km/h when passing a bus that has stopped for children. The trial will run during the first half of Term Two and ... More >>

Fresh faces at the Housing Trust

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 3:16 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Community Housing Trust has appointed three new well qualified Trustees to its Board. Peter Southwick, Joanne Conroy and Gigi Hollyer replace three founding trustees who have reached the end of their third tenure. Board members retiring include Barry ... More >>

Slow voting in Arrowtown by-election

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 9:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Arrowtown voters are being reminded to vote in the QLDC by-election currently underway, with barely one fifth of votes returned, half way through the election period. More >>

Alpine Aqualand Annual Maintenance Shutdown

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

• Monday 27 April to Sunday 3 May – the lap pool only will remain closed. The rest of the facility will be open. More >>

Events Funding – applications now open

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Organisers of major events have until the end of April to apply for grants from the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s events fund for 2015-16. More >>

Water Meter Trial

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The first of 500 water meters have begun to be installed across Queenstown Lakes District as part of a project to better understand water use across the District. More >>

Queenstown CBD Litter Trial Extended

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 4:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A trial rubbish and recycling collection system in central Queenstown is being extended until the beginning of August so the Council can fully assess its impact on businesses and contractors, and get feedback from CBD users. More >>

Next Steps in Residential Zoning Chapter Considered

Friday, 13 March 2015, 12:34 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

After lively discussions at drop-in sessions in Queenstown, Wanaka and Arrowtown, QLDC staff and councillors are considering the next steps in the approach to residential zoning in the district plan review. More >>

No Surprises in Lakeview Cabin Tenancies

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

In 2002, the Queenstown Lakes District Council made a considerable investment and some tough decisions to resolve ongoing issues around the then campground site. More >>

Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall Capacity

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 3:45 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has temporarily reduced the capacity of the Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall based on an earthquake inspection, but does not need to close the building. The hall was originally built in 1870, with significant alternations ... More >>

Additional Expenditure Approved for Proposed Plan Change 50

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved additional expenditure to complete extra work which has been sought by the planning commissioners hearing the application for proposed plan change (PC50). More >>

Proposed Changes to Food Act will Impact Local Businesses

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 1:20 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Proposed changes to the Food Act could have a major impact on local food outlets and the Queenstown Lakes District Council is urging anyone serving, selling or trading food to look at the new regulations the Government has drafted, consider the effect ... More >>

Kayak rescuers praised

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:23 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Quick action by two experienced kayakers saved a man from drowning on the Hawea River yesterday afternoon, Queenstown Lakes District Harbourmaster Marty Black said. More >>

Resignation sparks by-election

Monday, 2 February 2015, 3:59 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Nominations will open this week to fill the vacant Arrowtown Ward seat on the Queenstown Lakes District Council. The by-election was automatically triggered when Chief Executive Adam Feeley received Cr Lex Perkins’ resignation today. The Local Electoral Act ... More >>

 

 

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