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Update From Mayor Boult On COVID-19 Response

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 5:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

One week in to the nationwide Alert Level 4 lockdown, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is reinforcing the message to stay home and save lives. “I am saddened and incredibly concerned that the Southern region has the highest number of confirmed ... More >>

QLDC Issues Track Safety Reminder

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 11:03 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

While it’s more tempting than ever to get outside under the government’s COVID-19 lockdown and State of Emergency, there are strict regulations that must be adhered to. That’s the reminder from Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) General Manager ... More >>

QLDC Announces Temporary Public Toilet Closures

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 11:35 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Due to the community lockdown in place during the COVID-19 outbreak and corresponding national state of emergency, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has temporarily closed a variety of facilities in the district. This includes closing a number of ... More >>

QLDC Releases Survey To Understand Demand On Services By Holiday Home Owners

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 11:27 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is asking holiday home owners spending lock down in the district to share information on how many people are staying at their property. QLDC General Manager of Property and Infrastructure, Pete Hansby ... More >>

Harbourmaster Repeats Call For All Non-essential On-water Activity To Stop

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 4:15 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council Harbourmaster Marty Black has repeated his earlier call that all recreational users must stay away from lakes and rivers during the Covid-19 lockdown. “These are not normal times for boaties, swimmers, kayakers ... More >>

Significant Confirmed Cases Underlines Need To Stay Home, Save Lives

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 3:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is shocked and saddened by the significant number of new cases of COVID-19 announced today. “To see today’s leap in confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and the effect that can have in our small local community ... More >>

Mayor Boult Urges People To Stay Inside, Save Lives

Friday, 27 March 2020, 7:02 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is strongly urging people to abide by the government’s rules and stay inside during the COVID-19 lockdown. There have been a number of reports of people going outside and continuing to partake in leisure ... More >>

Mayor Boult Applauds Support For Migrant Workers

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 5:21 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

At his urgent request, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult met this afternoon via video conferencing with the Honourable Iain Lees-Galloway, Minister of Immigration. The meeting has delivered significant progress in assisting the district’s immigrant ... More >>

Alert Level 4 – What This Means For QLDC Services

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 4:38 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has provided full details of the available services during the alert level 4 lock down period. QLDC Chief Executive Mike Theelen said that local government has been identified as an essential service but the safety ... More >>

Urgent Consideration Given To District’s Welfare Issues

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 5:28 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A looming welfare crisis in the Queenstown Lakes District is being given urgent consideration, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult confirmed today. There are a significant number of migrant visa workers across the district who are losing their ... More >>

QLDC Provides Guidance For Visiting Campers

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:48 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

With Aotearoa New Zealand moving to a phase of Alert Level 4 in response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is providing guidance for visiting campers. Everyone is now required to lock down from midnight ... More >>

Mayor Boult Responds To COVID-19 Alert Level Announcement

Monday, 23 March 2020, 7:37 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has called on the community to take a breath, understand the latest announcement and calmly prepare for the four-week lock down period. “This is a time where humanity and kindness need to come to the fore. ... More >>

COVID-19 – QLDC Mayor Announces Facility Closure

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 5:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Following the Government announcement yesterday that Aotearoa New Zealand is now at Covid-19 Alert Level Two, QLDC has taken the view to act swiftly around the inevitable closure of public facilities. “From 8pm (close of business) tomorrow our two recreation ... More >>

Confirmed COVID-19 Case In Wānaka – A Message From Mayor Boult

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 3:58 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has reiterated the need to follow all Ministry of Health advice in the light of today’s confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wānaka. “I have been advised that this first case in the Upper Clutha is a male ... More >>

QLDC Supports COVID-19 Community Response And Recovery

Friday, 20 March 2020, 3:10 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Community resilience and a strong local network are key to getting through the current COVID-19 outbreak. That’s the view of Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) Emergency Management Acting Controller Meaghan Miller. Making connections, swapping ... More >>

Mayor Boult Convenes COVID-19 Meeting With Long-Term Recovery Focus

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 4:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has kick-started the challenging conversation about how the district recovers at the other end of the COVID-19 outbreak. “This problem will not go away quickly. We are a district that is pretty much dependent ... More >>

QLDC Support For Self-Isolation

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 10:49 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is providing information and advice for locals and overseas visitors who are required to self-isolate during the COVID-19 outbreak. QLDC’s Acting Emergency Management Controller Peter Hansby said the Council’s ... More >>

Mayor Boult Welcomes Economic Support Package

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 3:21 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has welcomed a statement from Finance Minister Grant Robertson detailing Government’s $12.1 billion fiscal response to the COVID-19 outbreak. “Minister Robertson and his government colleagues are to ... More >>

QLDC Progresses COVID-19 Response Plans

Monday, 16 March 2020, 11:33 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) Emergency Management Team is considering support options for locals and visitors needing to self-isolate due to COVID-19 concerns. At a meeting this morning, the Mayor and senior Council staff discussed what support ... More >>

Increased Flushing Of Wet Wipes Causing Concern

Monday, 16 March 2020, 9:43 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A large spike in the number of wet wipes being flushed down our district’s toilets is causing concern. Queenstown Lakes District Council General Manager Property and Infrastructure Peter Hansby issued a reminder to all residents and visitors that ... More >>

 

 

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