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Alpine Aqualand Annual Maintenance Shutdown

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

• Monday 27 April to Sunday 3 May – the lap pool only will remain closed. The rest of the facility will be open. More >>

Events Funding – applications now open

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Organisers of major events have until the end of April to apply for grants from the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s events fund for 2015-16. More >>

Water Meter Trial

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 12:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The first of 500 water meters have begun to be installed across Queenstown Lakes District as part of a project to better understand water use across the District. More >>

Queenstown CBD Litter Trial Extended

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 4:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A trial rubbish and recycling collection system in central Queenstown is being extended until the beginning of August so the Council can fully assess its impact on businesses and contractors, and get feedback from CBD users. More >>

Next Steps in Residential Zoning Chapter Considered

Friday, 13 March 2015, 12:34 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

After lively discussions at drop-in sessions in Queenstown, Wanaka and Arrowtown, QLDC staff and councillors are considering the next steps in the approach to residential zoning in the district plan review. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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