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Economic Development financial boost

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 9:48 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A new contestable fund to support economic development in the District will be considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at its meeting this Thursday. A $335,000 economic development fund was approved last year, said QLDC General Manager Corporate ... More >>

Ladies Mile discussion to be undertaken at October meeting

Monday, 25 September 2017, 5:32 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

In August the Queenstown Lakes District Council discussed the proposal to amend QLDC’s Lead Policy to incorporate the Ladies Mile Area. More >>

QLDC seek endorsement for transport programme

Monday, 25 September 2017, 5:15 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

This week Queenstown Lakes District Council will consider a new multi-agency transport programme. The Queenstown Integrated transport Strategy (QITS) is a programme of transport projects partnering with New Zealand Transport Agency, Otago Regional Council ... More >>

EOI open for short-term Frankton Library space

Monday, 25 September 2017, 5:05 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council will be asked to approve a proposal to seek Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the provision of a leased Frankton Library space to serve the Frankton community and help inform longer-term investment decisions. More >>

New rating valuations out soon

Friday, 22 September 2017, 3:05 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Property owners in the Queenstown Lakes District will soon receive a 2017 Notice of Rating Valuation with an updated rating value for their property. QLDC Chief Financial Officer, Stewart Burns said, “Since the last rating revaluation in July 2014 property ... More >>

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 >>

   

 

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