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Cricket Visit A Free Hit For Fans, Mayor Boult Says

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 4:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Another visit from a top international cricket team is more good news for the district, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult says. The England women’s cricket team will travel to Queenstown in February ahead of its New Zealand tour. Players will ... More >>

Change In Approach Required For Major Wakatipu Wastewater Upgrade

Friday, 18 December 2020, 4:22 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will be changing its approach to completing a major wastewater upgrade underway in the Queenstown Town Centre, due to unforeseen and unusual ground conditions. QLDC Chief Engineer Ulrich Glasner confirmed that ... More >>

Shelve Your Fines At QLDC Libraries

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 12:15 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Worried about your library fines mounting up? Queenstown Lakes Libraries is bringing back an easy way to clear outstanding fines and support your local community at the same time. For the month of December your local library will happily shelve overdue ... More >>

Residents Encouraged To Keep An Eye On Water Use This Summer

Monday, 7 December 2020, 2:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With the Queenstown Lakes District already having experienced significant increases in water use over the past month, locals are being asked to monitor their personal usage as the warmer summer months approach. Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) ... More >>

Kiwi OE Brings The Overseas Experience To Queenstown

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 1:34 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

You can’t go around the world for your OE, so why not come to the Queenstown Lakes? Supported by the Business Response Group (Queenstown Lakes District Council, Queenstown and Wānaka Chambers of Commerce, Destination Queenstown and Lake Wanaka Tourism), ... More >>

Shotover Bridge Traffic Delays Set To Ease

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 2:21 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Changes made today to traffic management across the Shotover Bridge aim to ease congestion during the last week of the current phase of construction works. A trial put in place to help the bus services into Quail Rise keep running to time resulted ... More >>

Arrowtown Memorial Pool All Set For Another Summer Season

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 3:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Arrowtown’s much-loved community swimming pool opens for another summer season on Monday 30 November. Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) installed a new LPG heating system at the open-air facility last year which means early-season swimmers ... More >>

QLDC Names Upper Clutha Liaison Manager

Monday, 23 November 2020, 4:20 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has appointed a new Upper Clutha Liaison Manager to support the work of the Wānaka Community Board. Jessica Garrett joins QLDC on Monday 7 December and will be based in the Wānaka office in Ardmore Street. ... More >>

Regenerative Recovery Advisory Group

Monday, 23 November 2020, 2:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Re-imagining Queenstown Lakes District’s economy and community wellbeing has been the work of the Regenerative Recovery Advisory Group (RRAG) during the second half of 2020. This group of diverse individuals from across the district was asked to ... More >>

QLDC Reappoints Mike Theelen As Chief Executive

Friday, 13 November 2020, 4:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) Elected Members have reappointed current Chief Executive Mike Theelen effective from February 2021. At a public excluded session at the end of the 29 October meeting of Full Council, the recruitment process concluded ... More >>

Mayor Boult “Cautiously Optimistic” About Draft Decision

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 4:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) Mayor Jim Boult will work with his fellow Councillors to understand the impact of today’s draft decision by Commerce Commission New Zealand (CCNZ) on Aurora’s proposed pricing increases for the region. “I ... More >>

Have Your Say At Ladies Mile Masterplan Open Days

Friday, 6 November 2020, 2:09 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Work is underway to develop a masterplan for the Ladies Mile/Te Pūtahi Corridor between Shotover River/Kimi-ākau and Lake Hayes/Te Whaka ata a Haki-te-kura - an area of significance for many locals. This masterplan will be a long-term planning ... More >>

Mayor Boult Delighted By West Indies Visit

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 6:26 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Mayor Jim Boult has expressed delight at the West Indies cricket team’s upcoming visit to Queenstown. West Indies will play two matches against a New Zealand A side at John Davies Oval in late November. It will be Queenstown’s first visit from ... More >>

2020/21 Summer Camping Plans Announced

Friday, 30 October 2020, 4:09 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today announced plans to promote responsible and sustainable camping across the district this summer, after receiving $509k of funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for Responsible ... More >>

QLDC And WAO Create Awareness About The True Cost Of Plastic

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 3:38 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is encouraging anyone interested in finding out more about the true cost of plastic waste to head along to a free screening of ‘The Story of Plastic’, a hard hitting documentary showing as part of the annual ... More >>

Three-way Partnership For Glenorchy Road Lookout

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 1:16 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Travellers will soon be able to enjoy stunning views across Lake Wakatipu and learn more about the history of the area near Bennetts Bluff thanks to a joint project involving Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC), the Department of Conservation ... More >>

QLDC Focusing On ‘Shovel Ready’ Wins, Despite Unsuccessful Applications

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 3:32 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Amid strong competition and a short list of 802 proposals, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has been advised that the remaining three applications to Government’s ‘Shovel Ready’ projects fund have been unsuccessful. Mayor Jim Boult acknowledged ... More >>

QLDC To Carry Out Further Firebreak, Rockfall Work

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 1:42 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

From Thursday 24 September, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will begin work on removing rockfall hazards near the Skyline gondola cableway above central Queenstown. This work will result in the closure of the Tiki Trail walking track ... More >>

New Alliance Announced To Deliver Key Projects In Wakatipu

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 1:09 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency (Waka Kotahi) will enter into an alliance to deliver a number of cornerstone projects in Wakatipu. The projects include the Queenstown Town Centre Street Upgrades, Stage ... More >>

Community Board Recommends Council Funding And Agrees Name For New Luggate Community Facility

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 4:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Wānaka Community Board (‘the Board’) has agreed with the recommendation that $1 million from the Wānaka Asset Sale Reserve (‘the Reserve’) be allocated to the total project cost for the new Luggate community facility. At its meeting in ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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