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Frankton traffic improvements an immediate success

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Latest figures show the stage one opening of Hawthorne Drive, alongside several other changes implemented last month have made a significant improvement to traffic and congestion issues across Frankton. More >>

HIF Announcement

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The announcement by the Honourable Nick Smith today regarding a major new funding stream to boost the potential for affordable housing in the Queenstown Lakes District has been applauded by QLDC Mayor Jim Boult. "It's a bold commitment on the part ... More >>

Queenstown Town Centre Masterplan

Monday, 10 July 2017, 12:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) today unveiled an ambitious range of proposals to enhance the Queenstown Town Centre, looking ahead to 2050. More >>

Mayor and Council Back Events

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:04 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has affirmed its investment in events in the district. QLDC Mayor Jim Boult said the Council was delighted to continue its commitment to ensuring the success of local events, some of which had not only local and national ... More >>

Solutions sought for Glenorchy wastewater system

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:27 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council will seek input from the Glenorchy Community as it pushes ahead to develop plans to find a suitable solution to meet the township’s sewerage needs. More >>

Queenstown becomes New Zealand’s first town with 4.5G

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:08 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult welcomes the announcement by Spark that Queenstown has become the first town capable of getting the fastest mobile data speeds in the country. More >>

Stage one of Hawthorne Drive to open this week

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Stage one of Hawthorne Drive is almost complete, with contractors working hard to get the final pieces in place before it is officially opened by Mayor Jim Boult this Thursday. Formerly known as the Eastern Access Road, Hawthorne Drive will provide ... More >>

Community feedback proposed for future of Ladies Mile

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:05 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Potential options for the development of Queenstown’s Ladies Mile will be discussed by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at its full Council meeting this Friday. At this point the Council is considering whether to amend its current Lead Policy ... More >>

Mayor Boult wears a wig in support of Child Cancer charity

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:17 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is challenging other Mayors around New Zealand to support the Child Cancer Foundation and don a wig for Wig Wednesday (21 June). More >>

Webcam and weather station coming to the Crown Range

Friday, 16 June 2017, 11:00 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A state of the art weather station and webcam are to be installed at the summit of the Crown Range, offering road contractors and drivers a live feed of road conditions on one of New Zealand’s highest sealed alpine roads. More >>

Alleged Incident at Pool

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Council is deeply concerned about an incident at Alpine Aqualand on Wednesday evening at approximately 5pm. The incident resulted in a male being arrested by police at the facility in relation to an alleged assault. Council has spoken to the victim ... More >>

QLDC Welcomes Tourism Infrastructure Announcement

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 1:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has welcomed the announcement today from Tourism Minister Paula Bennett that Makarora will receive Government funding towards a new public toilet facility. More >>

QLDC takes stance against bullying

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:36 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has today joined with Councillors and QLDC staff to show support for Pink Shirt Day - New Zealand’s annual campaign to stop bullying in schools, workplaces and communities. Mayor Boult sees Pink Shirt Day ... More >>

Changes to Tucker Beach Road Intersection

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 3:24 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council Mayor Jim Boult is delighted NZTA has responded to his repeated concerns around a busy State Highway Intersection. Significant safety improvements are on the way for drivers and residents who use Queenstown’s Tucker ... More >>

Transport changes coming to Frankton

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 3:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Big changes are coming to Frankton that will see major improvements to traffic and congestion issues, with a number of projects set to launch in the next month. More >>

Emergency chlorination in Arrowtown and Hawea

Friday, 19 May 2017, 12:37 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Residents of Hawea and Arrowtown are being advised that their water will be chlorinated as of today. Routine and unrelated testing showed elevated coliform counts this morning in both supplies and emergency chlorination is being put in place. Coliform bacteria ... More >>

Mayor launches "Pride in your Premises" initiative

Monday, 8 May 2017, 11:21 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has launched an initiative to encourage businesses and commercial property owners to smarten up the presentation of their buildings. He said the concept came about after he reflected on what he had seen ... More >>

Wanaka Ward By-election Nominations

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 5:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Nominations open tomorrow (Thursday 4 May) for candidates to fill the vacancy in the Wanaka Ward left as a result of the recent resignation of Councillor Ella Lawton. More >>

Resignation of Councillor Ella Lawton

Friday, 21 April 2017, 4:41 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council Chief Executive Mike Theelen has today accepted the resignation of Wanaka Ward Councillor Ella Lawton. Dr Lawton has resigned from her position effective immediately, having indicated her intention to stand for the ... More >>

Boaties urged to help prevent spread of problematic weed

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Sections of the Upper Kawarau River have been cordoned off with buoys to restrict the invasive oxygen weed (lagarosiphon) from spreading and all river users are being urged to help prevent the weed from emerging in Lake Wakatipu and the Frankton Arm. More >>

 

 

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