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Extra measures adopted to stop the spread of aquatic weed

Monday, 23 September 2019, 5:07 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Extremely low lake and river levels are extending weed beds out into the Kawarau River, with a risk of boats and other river users carrying lagarosiphon fragments into the Frankton Arm and other areas clear of invasive aquatic weed. More >>

Integrated Three Waters Bylaw on the cards

Friday, 20 September 2019, 9:22 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is looking for community input ahead of developing an integrated Three Waters Bylaw for the district. QLDC General Manager Property and Infrastructure Peter Hansby said the potential new bylaw would allow Council ... More >>

Go with Tourism set to launch in Queenstown

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:52 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A new platform matching tourism employers with people willing to join the industry is about to make its debut in the Queenstown Lakes District. More >>

Local bill for visitor levy

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 2:05 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Following an overwhelming show of support from the local community through a non-binding referendum, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will draft a local bill to establish legislation to introduce a visitor levy on short-term visitor accommodation. More >>

Potential agreement to deliver new wastewater plant

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 4:20 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is working with the investors of Mount Cardrona Station to consider an option to participate in the design and build of significantly improved wastewater infrastructure for the Cardrona Valley. More >>

QLDC celebrates Māori Language Week

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 3:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Since 1975, Māori Language Week has celebrated and encouraged the use of Aotearoa New Zealand’s indigenous language. To promote and support revitalisation of te reo Māori, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is marking the occasion by holding ... More >>

QLDC Requests Proposals

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today published a Request for Proposals (RFP) to undertake Economic and Social Impact Assessments relating to possible airport development scenarios. The assessments were committed to by resolution at a recent ... More >>

Wānaka pool crew member wins national Lifeguard of the Year

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 4:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Long-serving Wānaka Recreation Centre pool crew member, Michelle Tetzlaff was named New Zealand Lifeguard of the Year at the 2019 Aquatics Awards held in Queenstown last night. The aquatics industry awards aim to encourage development and recognition ... More >>

2019/20 Summer Camping Plans Announced

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 11:18 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today announced plans to promote responsible and sustainable camping across the district this summer, after receiving $788k of funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for Responsible ... More >>

Procurement begins for Planning and Development panel

Friday, 30 August 2019, 3:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has released a request for proposal (RFP) for a Planning and Development professional services panel. The panel will assist the in-house team which includes resource consents, building consents, resource management ... More >>

Harvest of Coronet Forest to begin

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 10:10 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has announced plans to begin the harvest and revegetation of Coronet Forest, starting Monday 23 September 2019. More >>

Council candidate’s nomination deemed invalid

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 1:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Due to an error under the Local Electoral Act, Queenstown Lakes District Council has had to withdraw a candidate nomination from Vicki Spearing for the upcoming 2019 Local Government election. More >>

Support for Stage Three: Lakeside Concept Plan

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 3:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Members of the Wānaka community have provided feedback on the Concept Plan for Stage Three of the Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan, with 86.3% of responses expressing support for the draft Plan. Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) General Manager ... More >>

QLDC Wastewater Network Consent Application

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 3:20 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

In April this year, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) applied under the Resource Management Act for a resource consent from the Otago Regional Council (ORC) to authorise minor overflows from QLDC’s wastewater network. QLDC General Manager Property & ... More >>

Councillors to consider chapters of Stage 3 of District Plan

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 5:21 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Councillors will be asked to consider the proposed changes for the third stage in the District Plan review at an extraordinary meeting next Monday. The topics included in Stage 3 of the review include: General Industrial ... More >>

Medical event at Wānaka Recreation Centre

Monday, 12 August 2019, 7:39 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A person suffered a medical event at Wānaka Recreation Centre this afternoon. Despite medical attention the person was not able to be revived and sadly passed away. More >>

Call for final nominations for Council and Community Board

Monday, 12 August 2019, 3:57 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

There’s just one week left to get your nomination in. That’s the message from QLDC Chief Executive Mike Theelen to anyone considering standing for office in this year’s local body election. Nominations close at 12.00pm on 16 August. To date, ... More >>

QLDC Provides Clear Direction to QAC on Future Development

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:40 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult opened today’s Full Council meeting by addressing the community concerns regarding the future development of the district’s two airports. More >>

QLDC launches motorcycle training initiative

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 5:02 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Riding a motorcycle requires a high level of awareness and skill. This is especially true when navigating the Queenstown Lakes District’s roads, which can be a challenge for even the most experienced and capable riders. More >>

Repairs continue after water main closes roads

Friday, 2 August 2019, 5:26 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Repairs are continuing after a damaged water main closed streets in central Queenstown on Friday morning, though several stretches of road remain closed. Brunswick Street is now open, while Man and Thompson Streets will be closed between Lake Street and ... More >>

 

 

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