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Water Restrictions In Place For Lake Hāwea

Friday, 14 January 2022, 3:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has implemented water restrictions for Lake Hāwea and is asking the community to conserve water as much as possible. The restrictions take place with immediate effect. QLDC General Manager Property and ... More >>

Bringing Communities Together With Summerdaze Events

Friday, 24 December 2021, 2:30 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is inviting locals and visitors to come together and enjoy Summerdaze, a programme of events aimed at connecting communities, celebrating our neighbourhoods and enjoying the outdoors. QLDC Community Partnerships ... More >>

QLDC Actively Opposes Three Waters Reform – An Open Letter

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 2:48 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Mayor and Councillors of Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) have today published an open letter to the Minister for Local Government opposing the move to mandate three waters reform. In the letter sent to Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, Council has ... More >>

Detailed Design On Stage Five Of Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan Begins

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 9:41 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Feedback on the concept plan for Stage Five of the Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan has closed, and community input will now be used to shape a detailed design for the area running between Wanaka Marina and the Yacht Club. Queenstown Lakes District ... More >>

Council Clarifies Role Of Harbourmaster Ahead Of Summer Boating Season

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 4:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has confirmed waterways officers including harbourmasters will be operating as normal this summer to ensure users of lakes and rivers across the district adhere to water safety rules and bylaws. QLDC Regulatory ... More >>

Queenstown Lakes Homes Strategy Adopted

Monday, 20 December 2021, 1:30 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes Homes Strategy has been adopted by Councillors, at the Full Council meeting on Thursday 16 December, 2021. Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult thanked elected members for their decision, noting that housing was a clear issue in the ... More >>

Revision Of Queenstown Bay Foreshore Reserves Management Plan 2016 Adopted

Monday, 20 December 2021, 9:52 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Councillors made the decision to adopt the partial review of the Queenstown Bay Foreshore Reserves Management Plan (RMP) 2016 at Full Council on Thursday last week. Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) General Manager Community Services, Thunes ... More >>

Mayor Boult Welcomes New Zealand Open Announcement

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 4:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has welcomed today’s announcement by organisers of the New Zealand Open that the 2022 tournament will go ahead as scheduled. Tournament Chairman John Hart confirmed that the 102nd edition will take place at ... More >>

Council Purchase Of Mount Iron Reserve A ‘once In A Generation’ Opportunity

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 4:17 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has reached an agreement with the owners of Mt Iron and Little Mt Iron in Wānaka to purchase nearly 100ha of land which will be held as public reserve in perpetuity on behalf of the local community. Councillors ... More >>

Proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw 2021 To Go Before Elected Members For Adoption

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 11:35 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Elected members will be asked to adopt Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw 2021 at the Full Council meeting this Thursday 16 December, 2021. 285 public submissions were received on QLDC’s draft Freedom Camping ... More >>

Major Wastewater Upgrade Complete

Monday, 6 December 2021, 1:13 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The $19m Recreation Ground Wastewater Pump Station and Rising Main upgrade has been successfully completed. The new infrastructure significantly improves the long term resilience of Queenstown’s Wastewater network by providing 550m3 of emergency storage, ... More >>

From The Office Of The Mayor: Mayor Boult Congratulates Community On Reaching 95% Fully Vaccinated

Friday, 3 December 2021, 3:05 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has warmly congratulated the community on reaching, and then exceeding, 95% of the eligible local population fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Official figures from Southern District Health Board (SDHB) this ... More >>

QLDC Welcomes New Legislation On Freedom Camping

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 6:08 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has welcomed today’s Government announcement on new measures to ensure freedom camping takes place in a way that respects the environment and local communities. Tourism Minister Stuart Nash made the announcement ... More >>

Passing Of Former Councillor Ross McRobie

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 11:46 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is extremely saddened to hear that former Councillor Ross McRobie has passed away after a brief illness. Ross was initially elected to the Wānaka Community Board (WCB) in 2013 and then to Council in 2016. ... More >>

All Queenstown Lakes District Elected Members Fully Vaccinated

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 4:37 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Elected members of Queenstown Lakes District Council and the Wānaka Community Board have issued the following joint statement. “To the community we represent: we felt it important to publicly confirm that we are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We ... More >>

Housing Trust Engages Experts For Tewa Banks Sustainability Review

Friday, 19 November 2021, 2:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The goal to build energy-efficient affordable housing is a step closer to reality for the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust (QLCHT), with sustainability experts appointed. QLCHT has engaged The Urban Advisory (TUA) and Re/volve Energy to review ... More >>

Mayor Boult Delighted At Auckland Border Announcement

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 5:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult applauded Central Government’s significant announcements aimed at reconnecting Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland with the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand. “I’m delighted for Aucklanders who now have some certainty. Knowing those that ... More >>

Mayor Boult Delighted At Air New Zealand Announcement

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 12:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult welcomed the news that from 14 December all passengers [1] on domestic Air New Zealand flights will need to show proof of full immunisation against COVID-19 or a negative test result with 72 hours of flying. Mayor Boult said ... More >>

Get Active Community Grant Recipients Announced

Friday, 5 November 2021, 1:44 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is pleased to announce 11 organisations have been supported through its Get Active Community Grant for a total of $20,000. The Get Active Community Grant was launched in August 2021 to support eligible not-for-profit ... More >>

A Welcoming Place For All

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 4:03 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

This week, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) signed a Statement of Commitment, officially recognising the district as part of the Welcoming Communities programme - Waharoa ki nga Hapori. Welcoming Communities is a government-funded initiative ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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