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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 >>

Mayor Boult Welcomes Easing Of Airline Distancing Requirements

Monday, 14 September 2020, 4:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The government’s easing of distancing requirements on aircraft has been welcomed by Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult. From today, public transport operators including buses, trains and airlines will not need to maintain seating restrictions ... More >>

Missing Out On Rugby Championship A Big Loss, Mayor Boult Says

Friday, 11 September 2020, 3:12 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

News that New Zealand has missed out on hosting the Rugby Championship 2020 has come as a big disappointment, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has said. Several organisations had put together a proposal for Queenstown to become a quarantine ... More >>

Mayor Boult Delighted At $8.5 Million Funding Boost

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 4:17 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has expressed delight at an $8.5 million grant from central government’s Regional Events Fund. The grant will support the staging of events in Wānaka, Queenstown, Central Otago and Fiordland, which were ... More >>

Airline Distancing Policy Should Be Reconsidered, Mayor Boult Says

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 2:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Social distancing rules on commercial aircraft should be reconsidered ahead of the school holiday season, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult says. Under current social distancing and mask regulations commercial aircraft are only able to be filled ... More >>

Luggate Hall Replacement Revealed

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 4:56 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Luggate locals were among the first to see a developed design of the permanent replacement for Luggate Memorial Hall at a stakeholders' group meeting held today. Community Association Chair Graeme Perkins said the Passive House standard design and panelised ... More >>

District Council Release Social Sector Capacity Report Regarding Impacts Of COVID-19

Monday, 31 August 2020, 12:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has released a Social Sector Capacity Report regarding the impacts of COVID-19, detailing the growing pressures on social sector services due to increasing community demand. The report aims to provide a clear view ... More >>

Upgraded Wastewater Facilities For Cardrona A Step Closer

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 4:36 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Vastly improved wastewater infrastructure is on the way for Cardrona following the appointment of Apex Environmental to design and build the $15m new wastewater treatment plant. Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) General Manager Property and Infrastructure ... More >>

Queenstown Lakes District Council Establishes Climate Reference Group

Monday, 24 August 2020, 2:17 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has established an independent, multidisciplinary Climate Reference Group (CRG) replete with relevant experience to support the delivery of its Climate Action Plan. The role of the group will be identifying key challenges, ... More >>

Community Invited To Feedback On The Future Development Of Sport And Recreation Facilities

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 12:45 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is about to kick off the final round of community engagement on two major pieces of work that together will frame the long-term development of sport and recreation across the district. A joint masterplan covering ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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