Press Releases

The scheduled major ‘street-scape’ upgrade of Lake Esplanade will be timed with final infrastructure and lighting improvements, Queenstown Lakes District Council project manager Steve Hewland said. “This is a significant upgrade and improvement to the street in terms of safety and...Read More
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Outcome of Extraordinary Council meeting - 30 August 2010 The Queenstown Lakes District Council will defend proceedings regarding legal action in connection with issuing shares in Queenstown Airport, QLDC chief executive Debra Lawson said. Two weeks ago legal proceedings were issued against the Co...Read More
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Deferral of projects and savings - due to closer scrutiny by staff - are two key reasons the Queenstown Lakes District Council district-wide infrastructure capital works is $6.37 million under budget for the 2009/10 year, QLDC capital works manager Ken Gousmett said. “That is a budget undersp...Read More
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A ‘makeover’ of the Frankton tennis courts has been a welcomed resource for the Queenstown Hockey Club, Queenstown Lakes District Council community services general manager Paul Wilson said. “The court was in such a state of disrepair it had to be closed in November last year,&rdq...Read More
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Roading budget offset

An overall under-spend on roads in the Queenstown Lakes District for the 2009/10 year has helped offset unbudgeted expenditure, due in the main to weather events, Queenstown Lakes District Council transport manager Denis Mander said. “Unexpected maintenance like the need to remove high risk t...Read More
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The Queenstown Lakes District Council will hold and extraordinary (previously unscheduled) meeting on Monday (30 August) to discuss legal proceedings in connection with issuing shares in Queenstown Airport. “Last week legal proceedings were issued against the Council and the Queenstown Airpor...Read More
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Last week’s win by the Wakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group at the Trustpower Queenstown Lakes District Community Awards is an amazing tribute to a group with only just over a year under its belt. The voluntary group, supported by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, was established in Ap...Read More
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Wanaka primary-age students and their families are being invited to take a fresh, new look at school travel choices, Queenstown Lakes District Council transport manager Denis Mander said. “With Wanaka Primary School moving to its new location in October the timing is perfect to take a good lo...Read More
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This report was released today at 12.30. The adventure tourism sector is flagging support for the review and its outcomes. In general terms the report  recommends that a compulsory registration scheme should be developed by the Department of Labour. Click on the link below to read the full Ad...Read More
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Human error has cost a local government hopeful candidate an opportunity to stand for this year’s election in the Queenstown Lakes District. “It is with regret that we today informed a candidate that their nomination form had to be counted as invalid,” QLDC general manager corpora...Read More
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