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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 >>

Opportunity for trades companies to pitch for QLDC business

Friday, 21 February 2014, 3:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Electricians, plumbers and other local trades staff have the opportunity to become preferred suppliers to the Queenstown Lakes District Council in the latest round of tendering for professional services. More >>

Visitor Accommodation Amnesty

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 9:16 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Visitor Accommodation Amnesty Property owners who are renting out their houses and holidays homes on a short term basis for visitor accommodation have until the end of May to take advantage of a QLDC amnesty before the Council starts following up ... More >>

Wanaka Sports Facility Consultation Underway

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 10:01 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Planning for a new sports complex in Wanaka has entered another phase, with work underway this month to update information on the needs of potential users. Members of the Wanaka Sports Facility Steering Group will be holding individual meetings ... More >>

Consents Lodged For Frankton Marina

Friday, 31 January 2014, 4:22 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Lakes Marina Projects Ltd (LMPL) proposes to establish a 200-berth marina along with offices, floating sheds and a carpark. LMPL was named as Queenstown Lakes District Council’s preferred developer for the Frankton site in late 2012. More >>

Review into Traffic Calming Measures at Cardrona

Friday, 31 January 2014, 3:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A review by the Queenstown Lakes District Council into the construction of traffic safety improvements at Cardona in December 2013 has found that, while proper processes were followed, there were instances where better judgment in the implementation of ... More >>

Changes on development contributions will lead to rate rises

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 1:08 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor, Vanessa Van Uden, today warned of the adverse impact that proposed Government changes could have on ratepayers. “The Local Government Amendment (No. 3) Bill which has just been introduced to Parliament proposes to remove ... More >>

Better Broadband en route to Kingston

Monday, 27 January 2014, 9:44 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown’s Kingston community can look forward to better broadband services now that additional fibre connectivity has become available near the town. More >>

QLDC Seeks Views on Dogs

Friday, 24 January 2014, 2:51 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

How many dogs can live on one property without driving the neighbours barking mad? Should man’s best friends have their own special places to exercise where they can run without being called to heel? These are just some of the questions the Queenstown ... More >>

Share a Thought About our Libraries

Friday, 17 January 2014, 4:03 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A series of public forums starting at the end of the month offers the community the opportunity to influence the shape of future library services in the Queenstown Lakes District. More >>

Food Premises Gradings at a Glance

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 5:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Diners can check out the food safety gradings of restaurants, bars, cafes and take-away food outlets before they decide where to eat, with a new on-line database available on the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s website. More >>

Frankton Beach Reopens

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 12:52 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is warning the public to take greater basic care with what they put down drains to avoid unnecessary clean-up costs and health risks. Chief Executive Adam Feeley issued the warning after learning that fat and grease ... More >>

Challenge Wanaka Water Safety

Monday, 13 January 2014, 4:45 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With 1600 athletes descending on Wanaka for the Challenge Wanaka event this Saturday, Harbourmaster Marty Black has some safety advice for swimmers training in the lake this week. More >>

Outdoor Movies are a Summerdaze Highlight

Monday, 13 January 2014, 2:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Imagine following Ed Hillary’s progress as he climbs Mount Everest, while you sit spellbound under the starlit sky with the Remarkables as your backdrop. It’s the next best thing to being there, and you can experience the thrill by coming along ... More >>

Hawea residents no longer need boil their drinking water

Friday, 10 January 2014, 2:45 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Samples of treated water in the reticulated supply have been clear of e-coli for the last three days. Because e-coli is still being detected in the daily samples of untreated lake water, chlorination will continue in the meantime as a precaution. More >>

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