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Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Expresses Disappointment At COVID Framework Announcement

Friday, 22 October 2021, 6:08 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has welcomed Central Government’s new COVID-19 Protection Framework announced earlier today but is disappointed that this does not provide a clearer path towards opening travel within Aotearoa New Zealand. ... More >>

Concept Plan For Stage Five Of Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan To Open For Feedback

Friday, 22 October 2021, 5:00 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is looking for community feedback from Monday 25 October on a concept plan for Stage Five of the Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan (WLDP) and the area of lakefront adjacent to the marina and Yacht Club. The ... More >>

Council Lends Support To Wānaka Clean-up Event

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 4:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A community-wide clean-up event in Wānaka this weekend aims to raise awareness of global plastic pollution in waterways and on land. Organisers of the Great Lake Wānaka Cleanup are encouraging individuals, families and groups of friends to collect ... More >>

New Trade Waste Consent Process Introduced

Monday, 18 October 2021, 3:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District businesses that discharge trade waste will soon be asked to apply for a trade waste consent to ensure appropriate steps are being taken to protect both public health and our environment from harm. Trade waste is the discharge ... More >>

New Initiative Helping Businesses And Schools Target Net Zero Carbon Emissions

Monday, 18 October 2021, 1:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Wao Climate Action Initiative from local environmental not-for-profit group Wao Aotearoa is giving local businesses and schools the knowledge and tools to calculate their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and take action to reduce them. The group is ... More >>

Vaccine Rates Reflect Our Caring Communities

Friday, 15 October 2021, 11:06 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult was proud and heartened by the high rate of vaccination against COVID-19 in the district, leading Aotearoa New Zealand in the fight against the virus. “Ministry of Health data published on Stuff this morning details Queenstown ... More >>

Recycle and Win

Friday, 15 October 2021, 10:35 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is supporting a national recycling competition where Kiwis have the chance to win $25,000. The Rinse, Recycle, Repeat competition, led by WasteMINZ, has a simple premise: make sure your recycling is clean before ... More >>

Relocating Teams To Queenstown Lakes

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 12:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is hosting a series of free webinars for individuals looking to move some, or all, of their business to the district. Top business leaders from the region, including Justine Ross, co-founder of vodka brand ... More >>

From The Office Of The Mayor: Whangārei Lockdown Breach A Wake-up Call For Queenstown Lakes Locals

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 4:20 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor called on all locals in the district to act now in getting fully vaccinated for the good of your whānau, friends, colleagues, and wider community. “Our district is doing really well in responding to the need to get vaccinated ... More >>

Access To Shotover River Available Wednesday And Friday Evenings

Monday, 4 October 2021, 3:24 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is pleased to announce that a blanket permit is now in effect for parts of the Shotover River, namely the Shotover Concession Area, allowing non-motorised access for members of the community. This comes on the ... More >>

From The Office Of The Mayor: Resident Visa Announcement A Welcome Decision

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 1:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult commended the Government, and in particular the Minister of Immigration Kris Faafoi, on today’s announcement of a one-off resident visa for up to 165,000 migrants. “We have been advocating strongly for the support ... More >>

Extraordinary Council Meeting To Discuss Government's Proposed Three Waters Reform

Monday, 27 September 2021, 3:55 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is holding an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday 28 September to discuss and agree a draft position statement on the Three Waters Reform. Central government has asked for Council feedback on its proposed ... More >>

Report on Gorge Road Natural Hazards Review to be considered

Monday, 13 September 2021, 4:07 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A report detailing technical assessments undertaken on the Gorge Road Natural Hazards Review is to be considered by Full Council on Thursday 16 September, with the intention to undertake consultation with potentially affected landowners, occupiers, and businesses ... More >>

Mayor Disappointed by actions of Auckland rule breakers

Monday, 13 September 2021, 4:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has publicly denounced the actions of an Auckland-based couple who flew to their Wānaka holiday home, despite a strict boundary around the locked-down super city only allowing essential travel. More >>

Councillors to consider final Representation Review proposal

Monday, 13 September 2021, 1:05 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Councillors will consider adopting a final Representation Review proposal at Thursday’s Full Council meeting following completion of community consultation and two public hearings. Key elements of the final proposal include ... More >>

QLDC announces services under Alert Level Two

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 4:50 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

As most of Aotearoa New Zealand transitions to Alert Level Two from 11.59pm tonight, there will be further changes in services delivered for the local community by Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). Where possible people are encouraged to visit the ... More >>

Councillors approve lower than expected rates increase

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 3:57 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Councillors today approved an average increase to rates of 4.38% for 2021-2022 at an extraordinary Full Council meeting held this morning via Zoom. As a result of the 2021-2031 Ten Year Plan submission process undertaken ... More >>

QLDC Confirms Changes To Services At Alert Level 3

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 4:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With Aotearoa New Zealand south of Auckland now at COVID-19 Alert Level 3 there will be minor changes in several of the services delivered by Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). As under Level 4, Council’s main customer service phone line will ... More >>

Albert Town rabbit control operation postponed

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 11:14 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has announced that due to the timing of the Alert Level 4 and 3 lockdowns, the decision has been made to not undertake the rabbit control works in reserve areas around Albert Town. More >>

QLDC launches new community grant to help get people active

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 12:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is launching a new community grant scheme to help get more people, more active, more often. The annual Get Active Community Grant will support not-for-profit organisations and charities that benefit the health ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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