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Ideas Invited On Transforming Wānaka’s Former Oxidation Ponds Into New Sport And Open Space Facilities

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 3:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is developing a masterplan to redevelop 101 Ballantyne Road, Wānaka – site of the former sewage oxidation ponds that were decommissioned in 2009 – for community use. The land, which was rezoned in 2021 ... More >>

Strong Interest In Mayoralty

Monday, 20 June 2022, 3:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With three strong candidates to date indicating they will contest the Queenstown Lakes District mayoralty, incumbent Mayor Jim Boult said this is a good sign for the future of the district. “I have previously said that in the tail of COVID-19 ... More >>

Hui An Important Milestone In Welcoming Newcomers To Queenstown Lakes District

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 12:34 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Over 130 people attended a Welcoming Communities Hui at Queenstown Event Centre last Thursday (9 June) including iwi, newcomer group representatives, and key stakeholder managers and leaders along with Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) elected ... More >>

Council Invites Expressions Of Interest For New Ladies Mile Community Centre

Friday, 3 June 2022, 5:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Local community and recreation groups keen to make use of the new facility at 516 Ladies Mile can now submit an expression of interest to the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). This follows the recent approval of just over $3.66M to proceed with ... More >>

Work On Stage Two Of Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan Making Progress

Monday, 30 May 2022, 6:25 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Wānaka’s community is closer to enjoying a greatly improved space on the lakefront, as Stage Two of the Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan starts to take shape. Stage Two will see a shared pathway on the lakefront running from McDougall Street to Dungarvon ... More >>

Consultation On Potential Land Disposal To Be Considered

Monday, 30 May 2022, 4:50 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

On Thursday, elected members will be asked to approve consultation on the potential disposal of parts of the Queenstown Events Centre (QEC) and adjoining Frankton Golf Centre (FGC) to Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency. The disposal will support ... More >>

Council Invites Expressions Of Interest For Wānaka’s Latest Community Space

Monday, 30 May 2022, 1:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Local community groups and sport and recreation clubs keen to run activities at Wānaka’s latest community space can now submit an expression of interest (EOI) to the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). QLDC began leasing the former Mitre ... More >>

QLDC Launches Local Legends Election Campaign

Monday, 16 May 2022, 5:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has launched its campaign calling for “local legends” to stand in this year’s local election. The election will take place on 8 October, with candidate nominations opening in mid-July. The campaign encourages ... More >>

Consultation Report On Gorge Road Natural Hazards Review To Assist Council Decision-making

Friday, 29 April 2022, 2:54 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has released a report that details the results of consultation undertaken on the Gorge Road Natural Hazards Review, and describes key themes identified in community feedback on the project. QLDC General ... More >>

Council Approves Lease For New Wānaka Youth And Community Centre

Friday, 29 April 2022, 2:54 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Councillors have given the go ahead for Council to complete the lease of 35 Plantation Road in Wānaka – the former Mitre 10 building – with a view to converting it into a new youth, community and sports facility. QLDC Sport ... More >>

Tenders Invited For $15M Roading Upgrades Programme

Friday, 29 April 2022, 11:53 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will soon be inviting tenders from potential contractors to deliver its current three-year minor works roading upgrades programme totalling approximately $15M. Half the funding for all projects included in the programme ... More >>

Smart Water Meter Trial Expanding To Luggate

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 3:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is expanding a smart water meter trial to 270 sites in Luggate this month. The smart water meter project is a trial to support more sustainable water use now and into the future. QLDC’s General Manager Property ... More >>

Mayor Boult Commends Ski Sector Decision But Asks For Big Picture

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult commended yesterday’s announcement to allow 275 experienced ski sector workers into Aotearoa New Zealand but is asking for a big picture approach. “First and foremost, I am delighted that, in his capacity as ... More >>

Mayor Boult Not Contesting 2022 Election

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 1:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has announced he will not be standing for re-election in the Local Government Elections in October this year. “I have been honoured to have held the office of the Mayor in our wonderful district for two terms and am ... More >>

Hazardous Trees To Be Felled On Speargrass Flat Road

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 12:17 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Work to remove a number of hazardous trees along Speargrass Flat Road will begin next week. This follows a district-wide risk-based survey to identify trees which pose a high risk to road users due to issues such as decayed and cracked stems. Queenstown ... More >>

Wastewater And Water Supply Upgrades Underway In Wānaka

Friday, 8 April 2022, 11:46 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Work is underway on a new pump station in western Wānaka to improve the capacity and resilience of drinking water supply and infrastructure in the area. The pump station, located on the corner of Bills Way and Wānaka Mount Aspiring Road, is part ... More >>

Council’s Latest Funding Round Aims To Boost Local Events

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 4:37 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Applications are open for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) annual Events Fund. The fund aims to support a balanced portfolio of new and returning sporting, community and cultural events both for local residents to enjoy and also to promote ... More >>

Bookings Now Required For Pigeon Island Getaways

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 4:41 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

From tomorrow (Friday 1 April) visitors to Pigeon Island / Wāwāhi Waka on Lake Whakatipu who wish to stay in the hut overnight will need to book online in advance with Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). The Pigeon Island Hut is owned and ... More >>

And, Cut…! A New Directory To Help Film Productions Reduce Waste

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 9:29 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Film Queenstown Lakes has launched a directory to help film, television, and commercial productions minimise and manage their waste in the district. The directory, And, cut…! offers a quick reference to a variety of local businesses and waste-related ... More >>

Council Asks What Our District’s Landscapes Mean To You?

Friday, 25 March 2022, 2:42 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is asking for the community’s views on what people value most about a range of priority landscapes across the district. The feedback will help Council draft landscape schedules to be included in the Queenstown ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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