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Roys Peak Track access upgrade to begin shortly

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:23 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Department of Conservation (DOC) will be extending and sealing the track’s car park while Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) widens the road to make it safer for vehicles using the car park. More >>

Lakeside Road, Wanaka updade - two lanes now open

Monday, 18 September 2017, 5:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is pleased to confirm that Lakeside Road in Wanaka is now open to two way traffic. More >>

Lakeside Road, Wanaka – one lane to open today

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3:26 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

QLDC can confirm that one lane of Lakeside Road in Wanaka will be open to traffic under stop go traffic control from 3.30pm today. More >>

Crown Range at Chain Bay 5 Closed Due to Slip

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:55 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

It is covering one lane and more may come down – as such the Crown Range Road has been closed until the site can be made safe and the debris cleared. More >>

QLDC confirms pedestrian walkway by Lakeside Road now open

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 5:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Geotechnical engineers from QLDC contractors Opus International have completed an independent assessment of the Marina Terrace landslide on Lakeside Road, Wanaka. They have advised that the site is now sufficiently stable for the pedestrian lake-side ... More >>

QLDC Response to Lakeside Road Landslide, Wanaka

Friday, 8 September 2017, 5:19 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

QLDC Response to Lakeside Road Landslide, Wanaka QLDC officials are on site at the Marina Terrace construction site in Wanaka where a landslide occurred overnight, causing Lakeside Road to be closed. Along with Council contractors, Downer and Veolia, ... More >>

Crown Range webcam and weather station up and running

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 4:05 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A state-of-the-art weather station and webcam has been installed at the summit of the Crown Range and is now beaming live images of the conditions at the top of New Zealand’s highest sealed road. More >>

Wanaka Pool Project Update

Monday, 4 September 2017, 12:08 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Construction of the new $12.28m Wanaka Pool, adjacent to the Wanaka Recreation Centre at Three Parks, is approximately 50 per cent complete and beginning to take shape. The foundations and stainless steel pool walls are in place and the public will see ... More >>

Near-drowning a reminder for water safety in the district

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 5:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

QLDC wishes to remind anyone visiting lakes or rivers in the district to take extra care around the water after a 26-year old backpacker was rescued after nearly drowning while trying to cross the Glenorchy delta this afternoon. More >>

QLDC charged under RMA

Monday, 28 August 2017, 4:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

On Friday 25 August Queenstown Lakes District Council was served with a summons in relation to a charge laid by the Otago Regional Council. QLDC has been charged with an offence under section 338 of the Resource Management Act (1991), for the discharge ... More >>

QLDC Chief Executive Review

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 4:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Council has moved to extend the term of Queenstown Lakes District Council Chief Executive Mike Theelen, QLDC Mayor Jim Boult confirmed today. More >>

QLDC Housing Taskforce determined to meet challenge

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 3:08 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Innovative solutions designed to alleviate the affordable housing challenge in the Queenstown Lakes District are being honed by the QLDC Housing Taskforce. In April the Council announced the new taskforce formed by Queenstown Lakes District Mayor ... More >>

Queenstown Lakes District Council Wanaka Ward By-election

Friday, 28 July 2017, 2:34 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council 2017 Wanaka Ward By-election PRELIMINARY RESULT Wanaka Ward (1 vacancy) Votes Received SMITH, Quentin 1,371 BATTSON, Jude 968 HUDSON, Wayne 577 SPEARING, Eddie Independent 446 INFORMAL 1 BLANK VOTING PAPERS The voter ... More >>

Enforcement action not to be taken for night flight breach

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 2:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council will not take any enforcement in relation to a breach of curfew by the Queenstown Airport Corporation. A flight in May departed 13 minutes outside the airport’s 10pm curfew. The matter was reviewed without prejudice ... More >>

Frankton traffic improvements an immediate success

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Latest figures show the stage one opening of Hawthorne Drive, alongside several other changes implemented last month have made a significant improvement to traffic and congestion issues across Frankton. More >>

HIF Announcement

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The announcement by the Honourable Nick Smith today regarding a major new funding stream to boost the potential for affordable housing in the Queenstown Lakes District has been applauded by QLDC Mayor Jim Boult. "It's a bold commitment on the part ... More >>

Queenstown Town Centre Masterplan

Monday, 10 July 2017, 12:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) today unveiled an ambitious range of proposals to enhance the Queenstown Town Centre, looking ahead to 2050. More >>

Mayor and Council Back Events

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:04 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has affirmed its investment in events in the district. QLDC Mayor Jim Boult said the Council was delighted to continue its commitment to ensuring the success of local events, some of which had not only local and national ... More >>

Solutions sought for Glenorchy wastewater system

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:27 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council will seek input from the Glenorchy Community as it pushes ahead to develop plans to find a suitable solution to meet the township’s sewerage needs. More >>

Queenstown becomes New Zealand’s first town with 4.5G

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:08 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult welcomes the announcement by Spark that Queenstown has become the first town capable of getting the fastest mobile data speeds in the country. More >>

 

 

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