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Public asked to help protect Banded Dotterels nests

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 4:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and the Department of Conservation (DOC) are asking members of the public to help protect Banded Dotterel during their upcoming nesting season, by respecting an informal parking area at the Tucker Beach Wildlife ... More >>

E-bikes to provide environmentally friendly collections

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:12 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Two electric bikes (e-bikes) will begin collecting rubbish and recycling from public litter bins in the Queenstown and Wanaka town centres this week. More >>

Arrowtown residents asked to reduce water consumption

Monday, 4 November 2019, 8:18 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Residents of Arrowtown are being asked to reduce water consumption as much as possible this evening. QLDC Three Waters Contract Manager Andrew Strahan advised there is currently an issue with the Arrowtown reservoir meaning the reservoir is not keeping ... More >>

Second Quality of Life Survey now open

Friday, 1 November 2019, 11:59 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The second annual Quality of Life survey has opened for community feedback today at: https://letstalk.qldc.govt.nz/qol . Open to all members of the community aged 18 and over, the survey will be open until 5.00pm on 1 December 2019. More >>

Final local election seat decided by coin toss

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 5:10 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With the final Wakatipu Ward seat decided by lot (a coin toss), this year’s local election results are in for Mayor, Councillors and Wānaka Community Board. The successful candidates are: More >>

Boil water notice lifted for Luggate

Monday, 28 October 2019, 5:12 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The boil water notice has now been lifted for the Luggate township water supply, near Wānaka. More >>

Boil Water Notice Issued for Luggate

Friday, 25 October 2019, 2:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today issued a precautionary boil water notice to the residents of Luggate, near Wānaka. This notice affects all properties on the Luggate township water supply, QLDC Maintenance & Operations Manager Erin ... More >>

QLDC to collect unwanted old kerbside wheelie bins

Monday, 21 October 2019, 3:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will run a one-off free collection of old kerbside wheelie bins. QLDC General Manager Property and Infrastructure Peter Hansby said there was a large portion of the community who have found creative uses for ... More >>

QLDC triennial elections - final result

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 4:57 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Mayoralty Votes Received BOULT, Jim 6,175 KIDDLE, Nik Independent 3,999 ANGUS, Al Independent 1,344 INFORMAL 8 BLANK VOTING PAPERS 321 Jim BOULT is declared elected. Queenstown-Wakatipu Ward (6 vacancies) Votes Received FERGUSON, Craig (Ferg) 3,497 ... More >>

Developer fined for illegal building modifications

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 3:48 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A developer has been fined $12,000 in the Wellington District Court after illegally modifying a Queenstown building without consent. More >>

Overnight closures required to complete Stormwater Upgrade

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 12:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Completion of a major upgrade to Frankton’s Stormwater system will require the overnight closure of the Kawarau Road (State Highway 6). More >>

QLDC triennial elections - preliminary result

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 6:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Mayoralty Votes Received BOULT, Jim 5,926 KIDDLE, Nik Independent 3,566 ANGUS, Al Independent 1,248 INFORMAL 8 BLANK VOTING PAPERS 297 Queenstown-Wakatipu Ward (6 vacancies) Votes Received FERGUSON, Craig (Ferg) 3,427 MILLER, Valerie 3,046 CLARK, ... More >>

Jim Boult to serve second term as Queenstown Mayor

Saturday, 12 October 2019, 2:00 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Based on an initial progress result, incumbent Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has been elected for a second term as the district’s mayor. More >>

Extended Closure for Alpine Aqualand Ceiling Repairs

Friday, 11 October 2019, 3:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A planned closure for Alpine Aqualand at the Queenstown Events Centre will now be extended to the end of March 2020. Queenstown Lakes District Councillors have been advised that the longer six-month closure is required with detailed design and investigations ... More >>

QLDC signs Lakeview development agreement

Friday, 11 October 2019, 10:31 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has finalised an agreement with the preferred bidder for the development of the Lakeview Precinct in Queenstown. More >>

Public submissions to open on proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 3:13 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today approved a recommendation to undertake public consultation on the draft of a new Freedom Camping Bylaw 2019. This new bylaw is intended to replace the current Freedom Camping Control Bylaw 2012 upon its expiry ... More >>

Closures to address rock fall risk at Blue Slip

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:52 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is commencing work to address a heightened rock fall risk on Skippers Road, with contractors expected on site at Blue Slip from Monday 14 October. More >>

Skippers Fire out and likely due to controlled burn

Sunday, 29 September 2019, 7:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The scrub fire at the bottom of Deep Creek, Skippers Canyon is now out and most of the emergency crews will be sent home. More >>

No further activity on Skippers Fire fire line overnight

Sunday, 29 September 2019, 11:17 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Following the scrub fire at the bottom of Deep Creek, Skippers Canyon yesterday, helicopter crews have conducted a fly over to assess the situation and have reported no further activity on the fire line overnight. More >>

Large scrub fire at Skippers Canyon

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 6:22 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Emergency services are attending to a large scrub fire at the bottom of Deep Creek, Skippers Canyon which began at around 2.45pm today. More >>

 

 

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