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Stage One of the proposed District Plan

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 2:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Stage One of the proposed District Plan will open for public submission this Wednesday. “Notifying Stage One marks a pretty major milestone for the Council and community,” said QLDC District Plan Manager Matthew Paetz. “This proposed plan builds on years ... More >>

Queenstown Convention Centre Update

Monday, 24 August 2015, 4:25 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

QLDC will consider this week whether external funding to build the Queenstown Convention Centre should be locked in before the project goes any further, including planning for the related development at the Lakeview site above the CBD. Last year the Council ... More >>

New signage rules in force

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 8:55 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Businesses with sandwich boards on footpaths and sign-written vehicles parked up in prominent places for lengthy periods are receiving visits from QLDC staff to let them know that the new signage rules in the District Plan have come into force. The ... More >>

Winter conditions have an impact on roads

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 12:49 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Harsh conditions in July have taken their toll on some of the Queenstown Lakes District roads. More >>

QLDC Accepts NZTA Advice on Kawarau Falls Bridge

Friday, 10 July 2015, 4:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council accepts the New Zealand Transport Agency’s professional advice on the best location for the new bridge over the Kawarau River at Frankton. Mayor Vanessa van Uden said she, other Councillors and Council staff met with NZTA ... More >>

QLDC Announces Funding for Major Events

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:24 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Support worth almost $446,000 has been allocated to 23 major events that will be held across the Queenstown Lakes District in the next 12 months. The Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved the grants and in-kind support from its events fund ... More >>

QLDC Adopts 10 Year Plan

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 5:07 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

After two years of zero average rates increases, the Queenstown Lakes District Council has adopted a 10 Year Plan that will see an average 1.2% rates rise for 2015-16 and an average 2.8% annual increase over the next decade, while delivering major improvements ... More >>

Regional Leaders Advocate for Health Services

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 1:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Otago’s communities must be able to access adequate and appropriate levels of healthcare, no matter how the Southern District Health Board is governed. The Otago Mayoral Forum, made up of the five Mayors and Regional Council Chair, says that the Government’s ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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