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Stage one of Hawthorne Drive to open this week

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Stage one of Hawthorne Drive is almost complete, with contractors working hard to get the final pieces in place before it is officially opened by Mayor Jim Boult this Thursday. Formerly known as the Eastern Access Road, Hawthorne Drive will provide ... More >>

Community feedback proposed for future of Ladies Mile

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:05 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Potential options for the development of Queenstown’s Ladies Mile will be discussed by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at its full Council meeting this Friday. At this point the Council is considering whether to amend its current Lead Policy ... More >>

Mayor Boult wears a wig in support of Child Cancer charity

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:17 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is challenging other Mayors around New Zealand to support the Child Cancer Foundation and don a wig for Wig Wednesday (21 June). More >>

Webcam and weather station coming to the Crown Range

Friday, 16 June 2017, 11:00 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A state of the art weather station and webcam are to be installed at the summit of the Crown Range, offering road contractors and drivers a live feed of road conditions on one of New Zealand’s highest sealed alpine roads. More >>

Alleged Incident at Pool

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Council is deeply concerned about an incident at Alpine Aqualand on Wednesday evening at approximately 5pm. The incident resulted in a male being arrested by police at the facility in relation to an alleged assault. Council has spoken to the victim ... More >>

QLDC Welcomes Tourism Infrastructure Announcement

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 1:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has welcomed the announcement today from Tourism Minister Paula Bennett that Makarora will receive Government funding towards a new public toilet facility. More >>

QLDC takes stance against bullying

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:36 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has today joined with Councillors and QLDC staff to show support for Pink Shirt Day - New Zealand’s annual campaign to stop bullying in schools, workplaces and communities. Mayor Boult sees Pink Shirt Day ... More >>

Changes to Tucker Beach Road Intersection

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 3:24 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council Mayor Jim Boult is delighted NZTA has responded to his repeated concerns around a busy State Highway Intersection. Significant safety improvements are on the way for drivers and residents who use Queenstown’s Tucker ... More >>

Transport changes coming to Frankton

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 3:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Big changes are coming to Frankton that will see major improvements to traffic and congestion issues, with a number of projects set to launch in the next month. More >>

Emergency chlorination in Arrowtown and Hawea

Friday, 19 May 2017, 12:37 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Residents of Hawea and Arrowtown are being advised that their water will be chlorinated as of today. Routine and unrelated testing showed elevated coliform counts this morning in both supplies and emergency chlorination is being put in place. Coliform bacteria ... More >>

Mayor launches "Pride in your Premises" initiative

Monday, 8 May 2017, 11:21 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has launched an initiative to encourage businesses and commercial property owners to smarten up the presentation of their buildings. He said the concept came about after he reflected on what he had seen ... More >>

Wanaka Ward By-election Nominations

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 5:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Nominations open tomorrow (Thursday 4 May) for candidates to fill the vacancy in the Wanaka Ward left as a result of the recent resignation of Councillor Ella Lawton. More >>

Resignation of Councillor Ella Lawton

Friday, 21 April 2017, 4:41 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council Chief Executive Mike Theelen has today accepted the resignation of Wanaka Ward Councillor Ella Lawton. Dr Lawton has resigned from her position effective immediately, having indicated her intention to stand for the ... More >>

Boaties urged to help prevent spread of problematic weed

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Sections of the Upper Kawarau River have been cordoned off with buoys to restrict the invasive oxygen weed (lagarosiphon) from spreading and all river users are being urged to help prevent the weed from emerging in Lake Wakatipu and the Frankton Arm. More >>

QLDC media advisory - housing taskforce

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 1:57 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A Housing Taskforce formed by Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult will meet for the first time on Monday. Its brief is to investigate new ways of addressing housing availability and affordability in the district – particularly the Wakatipu ... More >>

Detailed engineering assessments for Luggate Hall

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 5:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Detailed engineering assessments will be carried out on the Luggate Memorial Hall after an initial seismic assessment estimated that the building’s Design Basis Earthquake Rating was approximately 20% of the requirement for a public hall of its ... More >>

Major Transport Projects Underway in Frankton

Monday, 3 April 2017, 2:41 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The first sods have been turned on an airport park and ride facility, which marks another milestone in the continuing drive to improve transport and congestion issues in the Wakatipu. Construction of the park and ride facility, located behind Mitre ... More >>

Major Upgrade to Wastewater Plant Opened, Under Budget

Monday, 27 February 2017, 4:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown’s new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant, Project Shotover was opened today by Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult. More >>

Council retains accreditation as Building Consent Authority

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 10:20 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council has retained full accreditation as a Building Consent Authority after a year of continuous improvement. More >>

Queenstown Council launches revamped carpooling system

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 12:11 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is inviting commuters to sign up to its new carpooling scheme, offering free carparks in central Queenstown for vehicles with at least three ride-sharing members aboard. More >>

   

 

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