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QLDC to consider draft economic strategy

Monday, 25 August 2014, 4:16 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Encouraging higher value tourism and making it easier for knowledge-based industries to establish and flourish are the two key priorities of the Draft Economic Development Strategy, released by the Queenstown Lakes District Council this week. The draft ... More >>

Cycle trails being assessed

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:20 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Heavy rain over the last month has taken a toll on some of the cycle trails in the Wakatipu and Upper Clutha. More >>

Wanaka pool options

Friday, 8 August 2014, 5:02 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is looking at options and costings for long-term swimming facilities in Wanaka, and is scheduled to make a decision at the 28 August Council meeting, in Wanaka. More >>

QLDC Annual Work Programme Released

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 5:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council will be concentrating on 40 key projects in 2014-15, set out in its new work programme for the year. More >>

Engineering reports on Wanaka Community Pool released

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 12:21 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council has released two independent engineering reports into the seismic capacity of the Wanaka Community Pool building. More >>

Update on the Wanaka Pool

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:54 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

QLDC is moving quickly to consider all options relating to the closed Wanaka Community Pool, including the extent and cost of remedial strengthening work that would be required to reopen in the short term. More >>

QLDC on national working group on local body funding

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 11:08 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council Chief Executive Adam Feeley has been appointed to a working group considering alternatives ways to fund local government. More >>

Extension of Queenstown Town Centre Zone Proposed

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:46 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is initiating a change to the District Plan, to extend the area designated as Town Centre in downtown Queenstown. The extension would better utilise land available for commercial, community and residential activities. ... More >>

QLDC confirms support for major events

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 3:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Nineteen major events that will attract thousands of visitors to the Queenstown Lakes District will receive grants and in-kind support from the QLDC’s events fund in 2015-16. They are a blend of new and existing events across the whole spectrum of ... More >>

QLDC Welcomes Housing Accord Initiative

Monday, 23 June 2014, 3:40 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Vanessa van Uden has welcomed the Government’s decision to amend the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act to enter into a Housing Accord with the Queenstown Lakes District Council. “While our District ... More >>

Submissions released on Draft Wanaka Lakefront Plan

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 5:30 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Wanaka Community Board has named a panel of three members to hear and consider 377 submissions received on the Draft Wanaka Lakefront Reserves Management Plan. The submissions are available on-line at http://www.qldc.govt.nz/wanaka_lakeside_reserve ... More >>

“Legal Highs” – What Next?

Friday, 6 June 2014, 12:16 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Legal highs are off the shelf for now, thanks to the Government’s temporary ban. Your local councillors are keen to use the breathing space to find out what the community wants the Council to do to control the availability of psychoactive substances once ... More >>

Crown Range Closure Tonight – Black Ice

Monday, 26 May 2014, 5:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Forecast overnight temperatures have led to a decision by the Queenstown Lakes District Council to close the Crown Range alpine pass overnight tonight. Heavy snow last night has left the pavement saturated with snowmelt on going. More >>

QLDC Draft Annual Plan 2014-2015 Submissions

Friday, 23 May 2014, 11:28 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Submissions on the Queenstown Lakes District Council Draft Annual Plan 2014-2015 can now be viewed online via the link below. http://www.qldc.govt.nz/apsubmissions2014 The Council received 875 submissions in total. Submissions are bookmarked by last ... More >>

Ratings Impact Analysis for Proposed Convention Centre

Monday, 24 March 2014, 4:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Commercial properties in the Queenstown CBD set to benefit the most from a proposed Queenstown Convention Centre, would contribute more in rates under the recommended rating model to be considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council next week. More >>

Water Metering Under Consideration to Manage Demand

Monday, 24 March 2014, 4:45 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Water meters could be the solution to expanding demand for reticulated treated water in the Queenstown Lakes District. More >>

Action Underway to Prevent Wastewater Overflows

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 11:05 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A three-pronged programme is underway to address the most common causes of wastewater overflows in the Queenstown Lakes District. Recent overflows have been traced to blockages caused by fat and building material. More >>

Library feedback forums next week

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 5:17 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Details of how the Queenstown Lakes District Council could deliver future library services will be released at two community forums next week. More >>

Cecil Peak Fire Update

Monday, 10 March 2014, 4:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Fire crews have finished dampening down the site of last night’s fire on Cecil Peak. Incident Controller Mark Mawhinney, from the Department of Conservation, said that the area would continue to be monitored to ensure that the fire did not flare ... More >>

Cecil Peak Fire Under Control

Monday, 10 March 2014, 10:13 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Two rural fire crews, supported by two helicopters, are dampening down hot spots after a fire on the lower slopes of Cecil Peak, on Lake Wakatipu, last night. The crews are from the Queenstown Lakes District Council and the Department of Conservation. ... More >>

 

 

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