Press Releases

Over flow camping will not be allowed to spill onto the Queenstown Recreation Ground this New Year’s Eve, Queenstown Lakes District, Mayor Vanessa van Uden said.  “I was approached by the Rugby Seven Tournament organisers, who relayed to me just how incompatible the two activities ...Read More
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Queenstown Lakes District Council Mayor Vanessa van Uden confirmed today there will be a comprehensive operations review involving three Council organisations early in the New Year. Continued, on-going rapid growth in the District and recent legislative changes made the review essential, she said. ...Read More
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After months of planning the countdown has started for Summerdaze.  The programme for the month long festival has been delivered to residences district-wide and Queenstown Lakes District Council arts and events facilitator Jan Maxwell said it was sure to please everyone in every age group.&nbs...Read More
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The Queenstown Lakes District Council and Central Otago District Council are to partner with two national agencies to investigate the uses of wood bio-waste for heating commercial buildings.  The two councils, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and the Department of Conser...Read More
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Plans in Place for Holidays

Plans for Christmas and New Year in Wanaka and Queenstown will put a strong emphasis on a good time in one of the most beautiful places in the world, Queenstown Lakes District Council Mayor Vanessa van Uden said. In a joint statement Queenstown Police Senior Sergeant John Fookes and Mayor van Uden ...Read More
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From Monday morning the Queenstown Lakes District Council is asking residents on the Lake Hayes Scheme to apply water conservation to all watering and irrigation, QLDC general manager infrastructure Erik Barnes said.  “At this time of year the scheme can be challenged, despite it being o...Read More
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Arrowtown Reserves feedback

Residents and ratepayers are being asked for their feedback on the future management of Arrowtown’s reserves.  Of the 33 reserves in the wider Arrowtown area only two, Buckingham Green and the Nairn Street Recreation Reserve have existing management plans.Queenstown Lakes District Counci...Read More
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Huge Push on Pines

Over half a million dollars will be dedicated to a major push this year on the war on wilding pines in the Wakatipu Basin, Queenstown Lakes District Council district forester and Wakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group (WCG) spokeswoman Briana Pringle said.  The group today announced the work p...Read More
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Convention Centre Supported

The feasibility of constructing an international quality Convention Centre in the Queenstown Lake District is set to move to the next phase, QLDC Mayor Vanessa van Uden announced today.   Council put out a Request For Proposals in September 2012 with the process closing last Friday. &ldqu...Read More
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A review of Queenstown Lakes District Council holiday parks and campgrounds began this week as Council looks to assess how its facilities are performing and identify options for the future.  QLDC CE Adam Feeley said the review, which will be delivered to Council early next year, is timely in t...Read More
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