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QLDC continues clean-up as waters recede

Friday, 13 December 2019, 3:03 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Lake levels in the district are continuing to recede, with Lake Wakatipu sitting at 311.077m and Lake Wānaka at 279.592m this morning. While they may rise slightly over the weekend – Lake Wānaka may peak on Monday at 279.9m – any increase will ... More >>

Mayor Boult Welcomes Infrastructure Funding Announcement

Friday, 13 December 2019, 10:09 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has welcomed yesterday’s announcement to consider a new infrastructure funding and financing tool. More >>

Further Progress in QLDC Clean-up

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 1:37 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Overnight lake levels have continued to recede with Wakatipu sitting at 311.13 and Wānaka at 279.75 earlier this morning. This ongoing improvement in the conditions has enabled the Queenstown La Further Progress in QLDC Clean-up More >>

Council committed to ensuring film office’s success

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 10:24 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Changes to the Film Otago Southland Film Office and Board will not impact on the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC)’s continued support and the seamless delivery of service by the office. More >>

Council to consider smokefree beach trial

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:14 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

This Thursday, Queenstown Lakes District Councillors will be asked for approval to conduct a smokefree beach trial over the summer months. More >>

Council to consider agreement with Lime Scooters

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:13 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

This Thursday, Queenstown Lakes District Councillors will be asked to consider a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Lime for the operation of e-scooters in Queenstown on a trial basis. More >>

QLDC to consider new governance process for QAC SOI

Monday, 9 December 2019, 5:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

To shift the contentious QLD Airport focus to critical work which will need to take place over the next three months the Council is seeking to adopt an entirely new process around influencing the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) Statement of ... More >>

Forecast indicates weather to clear

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 3:13 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Weather in the Lakes District is forecast to clear from today, however Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) in conjunction with the Otago Regional Council (ORC) is continuing to closely monitor lake levels and weather patterns. More >>

QLDC continues to respond to lake levels

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 12:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) staff and contractors are continuing to respond to high lake levels in and around Wānaka and Queenstown in line with the latest modelling and the local situation. More >>

QLDC continues precautionary measures

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Following a further assessment this morning, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is continuing to implement precautionary measures throughout the district. More >>

Council continues precautionary approach

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 12:46 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is implementing further precautionary measures in Wānaka, Queenstown, Glenorchy and Kingston. More >>

QLDC Providing Sandbags for Concerned Property Owners

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:35 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Although rainfall was lower than expected overnight, the latest assessments from Otago Regional Council (ORC) indicate that there is still the potential for low-level flooding in Wānaka CBD, Queenstown CBD, Glenorchy and Kingston; however, this is ... More >>

Precautionary Flood Measures Planned for Lakes

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:53 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is considering providing sand and sandbags as a precautionary measure in Wānaka from tomorrow morning. More >>

Project to improve air quality at Victoria Flats Landfill

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:22 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council and its contractor Scope Resources Ltd are working together on a project to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions at Victoria Flats Landfill. QLDC General Manager Property and Infrastructure Peter ... More >>

Ban for powered craft on sections of Clutha River

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:24 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

As of 1 December, the use of all powered craft on the Clutha River between the Wanaka Outlet and the Albert Town Bridge is prohibited. More >>

24-hour alcohol ban for downtown Queenstown on Crate Day

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A 24-hour alcohol ban will be in place in downtown Queenstown for Crate Day on 7 December. More >>

Contract for harvest of Coronet Forest awarded

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 5:12 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has announced a contract for the harvest of Coronet Forest has been awarded to Mike Hurring Logging Ltd today, with work to begin Monday 2 December 2019. More >>

Disappointment at proposed electricity price rises

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 3:56 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has expressed deep concern and disappointment at the scale of potential price increases signalled today by Aurora for its customers in the Queenstown Lakes District. More >>

QLDC workshop helps senior drivers feel safe on the road

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) knows the importance of drivers feeling comfortable on our roads. At the end of November a free, QLDC-sponsored workshop will help senior road users brush up on their road rules and feel confident behind ... More >>

Mayor Boult Welcomes Air New Zealand CBD Trial

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:45 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has welcomed the Air New Zealand announcement of a CBD-based check-in and bag drop trial. More >>

 

 

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