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Consultation On Potential Land Disposal To Be Considered

Monday, 30 May 2022, 4:50 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

On Thursday, elected members will be asked to approve consultation on the potential disposal of parts of the Queenstown Events Centre (QEC) and adjoining Frankton Golf Centre (FGC) to Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency. The disposal will support ... More >>

Council Invites Expressions Of Interest For Wānaka’s Latest Community Space

Monday, 30 May 2022, 1:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Local community groups and sport and recreation clubs keen to run activities at Wānaka’s latest community space can now submit an expression of interest (EOI) to the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). QLDC began leasing the former Mitre ... More >>

QLDC Launches Local Legends Election Campaign

Monday, 16 May 2022, 5:04 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has launched its campaign calling for “local legends” to stand in this year’s local election. The election will take place on 8 October, with candidate nominations opening in mid-July. The campaign encourages ... More >>

Consultation Report On Gorge Road Natural Hazards Review To Assist Council Decision-making

Friday, 29 April 2022, 2:54 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has released a report that details the results of consultation undertaken on the Gorge Road Natural Hazards Review, and describes key themes identified in community feedback on the project. QLDC General ... More >>

Council Approves Lease For New Wānaka Youth And Community Centre

Friday, 29 April 2022, 2:54 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Councillors have given the go ahead for Council to complete the lease of 35 Plantation Road in Wānaka – the former Mitre 10 building – with a view to converting it into a new youth, community and sports facility. QLDC Sport ... More >>

Tenders Invited For $15M Roading Upgrades Programme

Friday, 29 April 2022, 11:53 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) will soon be inviting tenders from potential contractors to deliver its current three-year minor works roading upgrades programme totalling approximately $15M. Half the funding for all projects included in the programme ... More >>

Smart Water Meter Trial Expanding To Luggate

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 3:06 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is expanding a smart water meter trial to 270 sites in Luggate this month. The smart water meter project is a trial to support more sustainable water use now and into the future. QLDC’s General Manager Property ... More >>

Mayor Boult Commends Ski Sector Decision But Asks For Big Picture

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:47 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult commended yesterday’s announcement to allow 275 experienced ski sector workers into Aotearoa New Zealand but is asking for a big picture approach. “First and foremost, I am delighted that, in his capacity as ... More >>

Mayor Boult Not Contesting 2022 Election

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 1:18 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has announced he will not be standing for re-election in the Local Government Elections in October this year. “I have been honoured to have held the office of the Mayor in our wonderful district for two terms and am ... More >>

Hazardous Trees To Be Felled On Speargrass Flat Road

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 12:17 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Work to remove a number of hazardous trees along Speargrass Flat Road will begin next week. This follows a district-wide risk-based survey to identify trees which pose a high risk to road users due to issues such as decayed and cracked stems. Queenstown ... More >>

Wastewater And Water Supply Upgrades Underway In Wānaka

Friday, 8 April 2022, 11:46 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Work is underway on a new pump station in western Wānaka to improve the capacity and resilience of drinking water supply and infrastructure in the area. The pump station, located on the corner of Bills Way and Wānaka Mount Aspiring Road, is part ... More >>

Council’s Latest Funding Round Aims To Boost Local Events

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 4:37 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Applications are open for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s (QLDC) annual Events Fund. The fund aims to support a balanced portfolio of new and returning sporting, community and cultural events both for local residents to enjoy and also to promote ... More >>

Bookings Now Required For Pigeon Island Getaways

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 4:41 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

From tomorrow (Friday 1 April) visitors to Pigeon Island / Wāwāhi Waka on Lake Whakatipu who wish to stay in the hut overnight will need to book online in advance with Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC). The Pigeon Island Hut is owned and ... More >>

And, Cut…! A New Directory To Help Film Productions Reduce Waste

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 9:29 am | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Film Queenstown Lakes has launched a directory to help film, television, and commercial productions minimise and manage their waste in the district. The directory, And, cut…! offers a quick reference to a variety of local businesses and waste-related ... More >>

Council Asks What Our District’s Landscapes Mean To You?

Friday, 25 March 2022, 2:42 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is asking for the community’s views on what people value most about a range of priority landscapes across the district. The feedback will help Council draft landscape schedules to be included in the Queenstown ... More >>

Council Confirms Intention To Align Services With Latest Government Announcement On COVID-19 Restrictions

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 5:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has confirmed it will work towards aligning its services and facilities with the changes to COVID-19 restrictions announced earlier today by the Prime Minister. The Government is making changes to its Covid Protection ... More >>

Public Open Day This Sunday To View Plans For New Ladies Mile Community Facility

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 2:38 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Lake Hayes Estate and Shotover Country Community Association (LHESCCA) are hosting a public open day at 516 Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway between 1.00-3.00pm this Sunday (27 March) following the Council’s ... More >>

Council Acknowledges Local Irish Community With St Patrick's Day Light Show

Friday, 18 March 2022, 4:23 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has acknowledged the deep connection between Ireland and the district following last night’s Celtic-themed light show that was projected onto Queenstown’s lakefront Eichardt’s Private Hotel to mark St Patrick’s Day. ... More >>

Council Plays Role In Government Fund To Kick-start Tourism

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 6:15 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has been appointed as one of four lead agencies in the South Island that will administer a $49m kick-start fund on behalf of the Government. The fund will support businesses to prepare for the return of ... More >>

Council Adopts Draft Climate And Biodiversity Plan

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 4:49 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) today adopted the draft Climate and Biodiversity Plan 2022-2025 at the Full Council meeting and will be seeking community feedback from Monday 21 March. The draft plan, which sets out how the district is going to ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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