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Successful COVID Testing No Excuse For Complacency, Mayor Boult Says

Friday, 7 August 2020, 3:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

On Tuesday, over 1,000 people were tested at Queenstown’s pop-up COVID testing centre following news that a man with the virus visited Queenstown in early July. All tests came back negative. While the result made for very good news, Queenstown ... More >>

More Electric Vehicles On The Way For QLDC Fleet

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 4:16 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Delivering on the Zero Carbon Communities principle of Vision Beyond 2050, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will replace most of its existing vehicle fleet with 100% Electric Vehicles (EVs). Once current leases expire, all vehicles aside from ... More >>

Mayor Boult Welcomes Temporary COVID-19 Testing Centre

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 4:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult welcomed the Ministry of Health’s decision today to establish a temporary ‘pop-up’ COVID-19 testing centre in Frankton. This follows the positive test of a person currently in South Korea who visited Queenstown ... More >>

Kingston Water Infrastructure A Step Closer

Friday, 31 July 2020, 5:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is one step closer to delivering long-awaited water infrastructure for new and existing properties in Kingston. A resource consent application by Kingston Village Limited was approved on 21 July 2020 for Stage 1 ... More >>

Queenstown Lakes District Council To Trial Smart Water Meters

Friday, 31 July 2020, 2:11 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Promoting more sustainable water use is at the heart of a Queenstown Lakes District Council smart water meter pilot planned for Glenorchy later this year. A request for information was released today looking for suppliers who could deliver a pilot ... More >>

Community Consultation Begins For New Integrated Three Waters Bylaw

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 9:37 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council gave the green light to proceed with public consultation on a proposed Integrated Three Waters Bylaw at its meeting on 23 July. QLDC General Manager Property and Infrastructure Peter Hansby said that taking an integrated approach ... More >>

Torokiki Is Now Ready To Grow Ideas

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 4:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Torokiki, our community driven ideas platform, is now live and ready for ideas from the entire community on how the Queenstown Lakes District can recover from COVID-19 socially, economically and environmentally. Torokiki emerged out of the Queenstown ... More >>

Next Steps For 516 Ladies Mile

Friday, 17 July 2020, 4:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

In May 2019, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) confirmed the purchase of 516 Frankton-Ladies Mile with a long-term view for community facilities. The 14-hectare site has the potential to offer a number of community uses for the surrounding areas ... More >>

Community Asked To Consider Early Options For A Future Arthurs Point Crossing

Monday, 13 July 2020, 12:00 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

After 100 years of providing a vital link for the Queenstown-Wakatipu community, the Way to Go group is exploring future options to improve crossing the Kimiākau Shotover River, complementing the iconic Edith Cavell Bridge. Queenstown Lakes District ... More >>

Immigration Support Returns To The Kia Kaha Queenstown Lakes Hub

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 1:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Immigration New Zealand, lawyers and travel agents will be returning to the Kia Kaha Queenstown Lakes hub for several sessions over two weeks to support those seeking immigration assistance. These additional sessions will complement current ones already ... More >>

QLDC To Begin Work In Jardine Park Following Community Feedback

Friday, 3 July 2020, 4:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Earlier this year, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) created a draft landscape plan for Jardine Park in Kelvin Heights. Members of the community were asked to share feedback about opportunities for the area following the removal of a number of trees ... More >>

Mayor Boult Responds To Government Feasibility Work

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 4:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Earlier today, Minister Megan Woods announced early feasibility work was underway to investigate the use of hotels within Dunedin and Queenstown for managed isolation and quarantine facilities. Please find Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult’s ... More >>

Council Welcomes Prime Minister’s Funding Announcement

Friday, 26 June 2020, 4:13 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Today’s announcements from Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, look set to provide a significant injection to the Queenstown Lakes District economy. Mayor Jim Boult welcomed the much-needed investment as a lifeline for many locals and bringing ... More >>

QLDC Film Office To Offer Temporary Film Permit Fee Relief

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 3:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The newly established Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) Film Office will dedicate $10,000 toward permit fee relief for film production activity taking place on Council land as a COVID-19 recovery initiative. Currently, fees for filming on ... More >>

QLDC 2020-2021 Annual Plan Adopted

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 3:54 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Councillors have adopted Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC)’s revised 2020-2021 Annual Plan delivering an average rates increase of 1.59%. At their meeting of Full Council this afternoon, Councillors considered at length the Annual Plan which contained ... More >>

Wānaka Community Board Relaunches “pop In” Session

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 3:12 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Wānaka Community Board (WCB) is set to relaunch a monthly community drop in session from Wednesday 1 July. Chair of Wānaka Community Board Barry Bruce said members welcome the opportunity to chat to locals. “We look forward to meeting ... More >>

Kia Kaha Queenstown Lakes Hub To Include Skills, Training And Tenancy Support

Monday, 22 June 2020, 4:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

As the Queenstown Lakes community begins to recover post COVID-19, the Kia Kaha Queenstown Lakes Hub is expanding to meet the escalating needs of the whole community. After initially opening to meet the immediate needs of migrants looking for support ... More >>

Tree Felling Underway In Jardine Park

Monday, 15 June 2020, 11:57 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With public safety in mind, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has decided to take immediate action and clear a block of conifer trees in the east section of Jardine Park. The affected trees are in an area with a very shallow covering of topsoil, ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Reserve Management Plan For Lake Hayes Estate, Shotover Country And Bridesdale

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 1:30 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is seeking community feedback on the first Reserve Management Plan (RMP) for the recreation reserves in the Lake Hayes Estate, Shotover Country and Bridesdale (LHESCB) residential areas. Input received will help ... More >>

Kia Kaha Community Hub Expanding Services From Next Week

Friday, 5 June 2020, 2:52 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Kia Kaha Queenstown Lakes Community Hub ‘pop up’ established by the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is adding further sessions and services next week after it opened yesterday (Thursday 4 June) to huge demand. From 2.00pm today, Friday 5 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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