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QLDC Swim School Given Platinum Standard By Swimming NZ

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 11:40 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Annually, more than 1,700 children across the district learn an essential life skill thanks to Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) Swim School. Now that service has been recognised with a ‘platinum standard’ rating for Alpine Aqualand and ... More >>

Celebrate Summer At Arrowtown Memorial Pool

Friday, 24 November 2023, 1:21 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Arrowtown’s much-loved outdoor swimming pool opens for another season on Saturday 2 December with a community fun day. Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is hosting the event from 11.00am. There’ll be relay races, spot prizes to be won ... More >>

Rainbow Run To Kick Start Summerdaze Events Programme

Friday, 24 November 2023, 1:19 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

This weekend’s Night ‘n Day Rainbow Run in Frankton will officially launch this year’s Summerdaze programme of fun events organised or supported by Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). QLDC Community Partnerships Manager Marie Day said ... More >>

Share Your Ideas To Help Shape The District’s Waste Management Minimisation Bylaw

Friday, 17 November 2023, 4:10 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Do you have ideas or insights that could help develop a Waste Management and Minimisation Bylaw for the district? Queenstown Lakes District Council Solid Waste Contract Manager Laura Gledhill said that QLDC is considering the issues a bylaw could help ... More >>

Councillors Adopt Cemeteries Bylaw 2023 | Kā Ture Urupā

Friday, 17 November 2023, 1:18 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Proposed changes to a bylaw that sets out how Council aims to care for and maintain the ten operational cemeteries across our district – from Skippers Canyon to Makarora – has been supported by public submissions and Councillors. Queenstown Lakes District ... More >>

Council Invites Feedback On Economic Diversification Plan

Friday, 10 November 2023, 12:29 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A draft economic diversification plan developed by Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) alongside local businesses and industry experts has been shared for public feedback. Queenstown Lakes District Councillor and local business owner Matt Wong ... More >>

Ceremony For Work To Start Inside Queenstown Cemetery

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 12:44 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A whakawātea ceremony is being held at Queenstown Cemetery/Urupā tomorrow (Friday, 3 November) to mark the start of restoration work after recent storm damage. A whakawātea is a ceremony to clear the way for the work to commence. Queenstown Lakes District ... More >>

Community Feedback Invited On Options To Enhance Wānaka’s Lismore Park And Peninsula Bay Reserve

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 3:36 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Do you love Lismore Park or have a passion for Peninsula Bay Reserve? What are your favourite reasons for going there? Is there anything that would make you use them more? Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has published draft development plans ... More >>

Local Transition Period Extended In Queenstown To Support Recovery From Weather Event

Friday, 20 October 2023, 6:34 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Glyn Lewers today approved a 28-day extension to the current local transition period following September’s extreme weather event. The heaviest rainfall in 24 years fell across the district overnight into Friday ... More >>

Annual Quality Of Life Survey Now Open

Monday, 16 October 2023, 12:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The sixth annual Quality of Life survey opens today, asking residents and ratepayers to share how they feel about life in the Queenstown Lakes District. The survey will provide insight into how residents feel about issues such as housing, health services, ... More >>

Float Your Ideas: Community Invited To Share Views On Managing The District’s Waterways

Monday, 9 October 2023, 4:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Water-lovers and river roamers are today being encouraged to share their thoughts on how the safety of the district’s waterways are managed, to help inform the development of a new draft Navigation Safety Bylaw 2024. Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) ... More >>

QLDC Invites Public Feedback On Safer Speeds Plan

Monday, 9 October 2023, 12:39 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

It’s time to talk about safer speeds. That’s the message from Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) as it invites submissions from all members of the community on its Speed Management Plan 2024-2027. QLDC General Manager Property and Infrastructure ... More >>

QLDC Response To Skyline Apology

Friday, 6 October 2023, 4:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) acknowledges Skyline Enterprise’s apology regarding the excavated fill from its worksite that contributed to the Reavers Lane flooding and debris on September 22. Mayor Glyn Lewers says the sudden evacuation ... More >>

QLDC Responds To Outcome Of Investigation Into Most Likely Source Of Cryptosporidium Outbreak

Friday, 6 October 2023, 4:27 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has acknowledged the conclusions of a public health investigation into the current cryptosporidium outbreak which highlighted human faecal contamination of the water supply as the most likely source. QLDC General ... More >>

Draft Tree Policy 2023 Open For Community Feedback

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 4:43 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is looking for community insight on how public trees are managed in the district, as part of a draft QLDC Tree Policy 2023. QLDC Community Services General Manager, Kenneth Bailey acknowledged the value of ... More >>

QLDC Targets This Week To Reduce Area Under Boil Water Notice

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 1:35 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is aiming to lift the boil water notice for its Kelvin Heights water distribution zone as early as Thursday morning after continued positive engagement with the water services regulator, Taumata Arowai. ... More >>

Cheers To Safer Public Places: Refreshed Alcohol-Free Areas Promote Community Well-being

Monday, 2 October 2023, 1:40 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

A bylaw that supports a family-friendly environment by reducing the potential for alcohol related offensive behaviour has been refreshed in time for the summer season. Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) Alcohol-Free Areas in Public Places ... More >>

QLDC Announces Crypto Water Treatment Plan And Test Results

Friday, 29 September 2023, 6:16 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has successfully secured treatment solutions to address the current Queenstown-based outbreak of cryptosporidiosis and can now advise the plan ahead said Mayor Glyn Lewers. “Following the issuing of a boil ... More >>

Work Begins On Next Stages Of Wānaka Schools To Pool Active Travel Route

Friday, 29 September 2023, 4:07 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Children, families and commuters are one step closer to a pathway linking Wānaka schools and the Recreation Centre, as work begins on the next stages of the much-anticipated Schools to Pool active travel route. QLDC General Manager Property & Infrastructure, ... More >>

About A Third Of Queenstown Cemetery Affected By Debris

Sunday, 24 September 2023, 1:56 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

An initial inspection of the Queenstown Cemetery shows about a third has been affected by the severe weather event at the end of last week. Debris is lying across the cemetery surface in the north-east section, but no below-ground disturbance is visible. Some ... More >>





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