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Deadline For Nominations Soon To Close

Monday, 12 April 2021, 4:31 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The deadline for nominations in Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC)’s by-election is fast approaching. Nominations for the vacant Queenstown-Wakatipu Ward seat will close this Thursday, 15 April, at 12.00pm sharp. Those who wish to stand need to ... More >>

Freedom Camping Bylaw 2019 To Be Legally Challenged

Friday, 26 March 2021, 10:21 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s Freedom Camping Bylaw 2019 is being challenged by the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association Incorporated (NZMCA) through a judicial review process. QLDC Chief Executive Mike Theelen confirmed a statement of claim ... More >>

Nominations Open For Queenstown-Wakatipu By-election

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 5:07 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Following the resignation of Councillor John MacDonald, nominations are now open for a position on the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) within the Queenstown-Wakatipu Ward. QLDC Chief Executive Mike Theelen said that due to the vacancy occurring more ... More >>

Parks And Open Spaces Strategy Under Review

Friday, 19 March 2021, 3:42 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is looking for feedback on a draft Parks and Open Spaces Strategy 2021 and a draft Future Parks and Reserves Provisions Plan 2021. QLDC General Manager Community Services Thunes Cloete, said the Strategy was ... More >>

Council Approves Draft 2021-2031 Ten Year Plan

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 5:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Council has voted to approve the draft 2021-2031 Ten Year Plan Consultation Document and supporting information at the Full Council Meeting today. The draft 2021-2031 Ten Year Plan Consultation Document identifies key challenges for the Queenstown ... More >>

Councillors To Consider Draft 2021-2031 Ten Year Plan

Monday, 15 March 2021, 4:13 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Elected Members will be asked to consider and approve the draft 2021-2031 Ten Year Plan Consultation Document and supporting information at the Full Council Meeting this Thursday. The draft 2021-2031 Ten Year Plan Consultation Document identifies ... More >>

Upper Clutha And Queenstown Private Water Supplies: Community Information Sessions

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 5:25 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Joint press release by Southern District Health Board (SDHB), Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Otago Regional Council (ORC). Southern District Health Board (SDHB), Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Otago Regional Council (ORC) will jointly ... More >>

Early Release Of Recommendations On Proposed District Plan Decisions Regrettable

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 6:27 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will formally consider the Proposed District Plan (PDP) Hearing Panel’s recommendation report on the Rural Visitor Zone, and a number of related matters, at QLDC’s Full Council meeting on 18 March. The Panel’s ... More >>

Winning Bookmarks Announced For Children’s Libraries

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 3:19 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Over the summer break children from primary schools across the district were invited to take part in the Queenstown Lakes Libraries Summer Reading Challenge and Bookmark Competition. The task: design a bookmark based on the theme ‘2020 was an adventure!’ ... More >>

Applications For Waste Minimisation Community Fund To Open 1 March 2021

Monday, 1 March 2021, 4:09 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Funding applications for the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) 2021 Waste Minimisation Community Fund open today. The fund, which is in its third year, offers up to $60,000 to support waste minimisation initiatives throughout the Queenstown ... More >>

COVID-19 Welfare Response Team In Running For Top Prize

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 3:19 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

As the effects of COVID-19 rapidly emerged across the Queenstown Lakes District, the multi-sector Queenstown Lakes District COVID-19 Welfare Response Team was quickly formed to help those in need. Now, their impressive response to the crisis has resulted ... More >>

Mayoral Review Of Council Procurement

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 3:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A report regarding Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) procurement practice, and specifically bylaw reviews undertaken by local consultants ZQN.7, requested by Mayor Jim Boult has reinforced the need to modernise guidelines and tighten training, ... More >>

Mayor Boult Continues To Advocate For Government Support

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 11:38 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult is confident that Central Government acutely understands the unique needs of the district’s communities, but acknowledges there is no “silver bullet” in addressing the current and future challenges for the ... More >>

Rating Revaluations Deferred Until Spring 2021

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 4:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Property owners in the Queenstown Lakes District normally receive a triennial Notice of Rating Valuation with the latest valuation having been due in 2020. This rating revaluation is completed by Quotable Value (QV) on behalf of Queenstown Lakes District ... More >>

QLDC Releases Quality Of Life Survey Results

Friday, 5 February 2021, 4:54 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

In September 2020, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) conducted its third Quality of Life (QoL) Survey. The results have now been released and can be found here . QLDC Chief Executive Mike Theelen said the high levels of participation showed ... More >>

Bangladesh Visit Yet Another Boost For District, Mayor Boult Says

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 4:56 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Yet another visit from an international cricket team further cements Queenstown’s reputation as a perfect destination for visiting sporting teams, Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has said. The Bangladesh men’s cricket team is set take ... More >>

Move South For New Wānaka Area Recreation Manager

Monday, 1 February 2021, 4:30 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Allan Wainwright to the new role of Wānaka area recreation manager. Beginning his role on 22 February, Allan will be responsible for the operational management ... More >>

Work On Stage Three Of Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan Begins

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 12:39 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Work on Stage Three of the Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan is set to begin on Monday 1 February 2021, which will see the implementation of Te Ara Wānaka (a shared pathway) for pedestrians and cyclists along Lakeside Road, and a separate boardwalk ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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