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No Surprises in Lakeview Cabin Tenancies

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

In 2002, the Queenstown Lakes District Council made a considerable investment and some tough decisions to resolve ongoing issues around the then campground site. More >>

Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall Capacity

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 3:45 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has temporarily reduced the capacity of the Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall based on an earthquake inspection, but does not need to close the building. The hall was originally built in 1870, with significant alternations ... More >>

Additional Expenditure Approved for Proposed Plan Change 50

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved additional expenditure to complete extra work which has been sought by the planning commissioners hearing the application for proposed plan change (PC50). More >>

Proposed Changes to Food Act will Impact Local Businesses

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 1:20 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Proposed changes to the Food Act could have a major impact on local food outlets and the Queenstown Lakes District Council is urging anyone serving, selling or trading food to look at the new regulations the Government has drafted, consider the effect ... More >>

Kayak rescuers praised

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:23 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Quick action by two experienced kayakers saved a man from drowning on the Hawea River yesterday afternoon, Queenstown Lakes District Harbourmaster Marty Black said. More >>

Resignation sparks by-election

Monday, 2 February 2015, 3:59 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Nominations will open this week to fill the vacant Arrowtown Ward seat on the Queenstown Lakes District Council. The by-election was automatically triggered when Chief Executive Adam Feeley received Cr Lex Perkins’ resignation today. The Local Electoral Act ... More >>

Lack of Lifejackets Places Lives at Risk

Monday, 26 January 2015, 5:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Four young men who floated several km down the Kawarau River on two inflatable airbeds yesterday were lucky not to have added to the weekend’s drowning statistics, according to Queenstown Lakes District Harbourmaster Marty Black. More >>

Frankton Marina

Friday, 23 January 2015, 3:59 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council has resolved to proceed with a new marina at Frankton, recognising that it will provide an important piece of recreational infrastructure for the Queenstown Lakes community without requiring any ratepayer funding. More >>

Litter Trial in Queenstown

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:48 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A new rubbish collection system being trialled in central Queenstown has made the downtown streets noticeably cleaner and less cluttered. More >>

Plan Ahead for Special Licences

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

If you’re holding an event at Easter that will need a special licence, make sure to plan ahead and apply as soon as possible because applications must be lodged before Waitangi Day. More >>

Changes to speed limit proposed

Friday, 16 January 2015, 11:35 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

QLDC is proposing to amend its Speed Limits Bylaw to make changes suggested by the community and other agencies, and will be launching formal public consultation on the proposals next week. More >>

Council will prosecute dog owners when necessary

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 5:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The potential for dogs to be destroyed where they are found to have attacked other animals or people underlines the need for dog owners to maintain effective control over their pets. More >>

Irrigation Restrictions Come into Force

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 2:51 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Irrigation restrictions will be in force at Lake Hayes, Lake Hayes Estate and Shotover Country from 5pm tonight. More >>

Second round of feedback on Draft Economic Strategy

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:44 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is inviting further comment on aspects of the draft Economic Development Strategy for the district. More >>

Prosecutions in relation to dog attack

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:30 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is prosecuting one person in relation to an attack by two dogs on a child at Lake Hayes Estate last month. More >>

Clean Streets campaign kicks off in Queenstown CBD

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 9:54 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A campaign to move rubbish bags and recycling off streets in the Queenstown CBD kicks off this Friday for a three month trial. The Queenstown Lakes District Council has set up 11 locations where businesses can leave their blue bags and cardboard for ... More >>

Meads Road access

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 10:46 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Hunter Valley Station and Queenstown Lakes District Council have reached an interim agreement that Meads Road will be open to the public from now through the Christmas-New Year holiday period. QLDC Chief Executive Adam Feeley said that this would allow ... More >>

New directors for Queenstown Airport Board

Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:19 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

New directors for Queenstown Airport Board Queenstown Lakes District Council Mayor Vanessa Van Uden today announced two appointments to the Queenstown Airport Corporation. More >>

Cabin Leases to Expire

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With the 13-year licence lease due to expire on 78 cabins in the Queenstown camping ground next year, Council has confirmed its long-term intention that the cabins will be removed. The licences to occupy Council land expire on 30 September 2015. More >>

Wanaka disappointed but not downhearted

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 10:02 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Wanaka will continue to attract and nurture innovative business ideas, despite missing out on the title of Gigatown, its supporters said tonight. Queenstown Lakes District Deputy Mayor Lyal Cocks said that while Wanaka and its supporters across the district ... More >>

 

 

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