Press Releases

Camp Street Progress

The $2.5 million Camp Street upgrade is progressing ahead of schedule, Queenstown Lakes District Council roading manager Ian Marshall said. Installation of the sewer pipe, which preceded the road reconstruction, footpath and streetscaping work would move to the narrowest section of Camp Street next...Read More
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29 February 2008 Delays experienced due to road works on the Glenorchy Road are expected to ease by Monday, Queenstown Lakes District Council roading manager Ian Marshall said. "The Wilson?s Bay rehabilitation project will be sealed next week and the reconstruction work underway near Blanket Bay w...Read More
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Four key Plan Changes, notified last year, sparked an enormous response from the Queenstown Lakes District community and were still being processed, QLDC planning and strategy manager Vicki Jones said. Plan Changes 6, 7, 8 and 10 address the issues of access widths, residential flats, car parking a...Read More
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One of New Zealand's finest classical pianists will visit Queenstown for a single performance on Wednesday, March 5 at 7.30pm. Maurice Till's music career has extended well over 50-years and has covered performing, teaching and administration. He will perform live at the Memorial Hall on the commun...Read More
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27 February 2008 New processes have been introduced to provide more robust project cost estimates, Queenstown Lakes District Council engineering services general manager Mark Kunath said. However the tightening up of processes for future projects had not netted the current $7.5 million Crown Range...Read More
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26 February 2008 Warm weather and good growing conditions in Lake Wanaka are probably the cause of algae that found its way into the filter of several Albert Town properties, last week, Queenstown Lakes District Council acting water services manager John Porter said. A minute amount of material wa...Read More
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Event Transport Trial

26 February 2008 A bus service co-ordinated by organisers of this year's PBT Gibbston Harvest Festival will help with the planning of passenger transport for future events in the district, Queenstown Lakes District Council transportation manager Denis Mander said. The festival would be held at Mou...Read More
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A workman has been injured at one of the Wanaka Project Pure worksites, this morning Queenstown Lakes District Council engineering general manager Mark Kunath said. "A truck driver was injured while unloading pipes at one of the work sites located at the Wanaka Airport," Mr Kunath said. The man ha...Read More
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Wanaka Sports Facilities

No decisions will be taken on the future of sports facilities in Wanaka without extensive consultation with the Wanaka community. "We now have the sign-off from the Wanaka Community Board and the Queenstown Lakes District Council to get on with the consultation needed before we can front up with a ...Read More
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20 February 2008 A revamped playground complete with a spacenet, taniwha slide and goldfields theme is being proposed for Queenstown Bay but before plans can progress feedback is needed, Queenstown Lakes District Council community services chairman Leigh Overton said. Comment was now being sought ...Read More
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