Getting Started in Our District

It’s always a challenge getting set up in a new town.  This page contains lots of links and contacts to help you get set up in the Queenstown Lakes District. 

 

Community Newspapers / Noticeboards

Jobs, rental properties, buy sell and exchange, community services, public notices and more…

  • Lakes Weekly Bulletin (comes out every Tuesday morning)
  • The Mirror community newspaper (comes out every Wednesday morning)
  • Mountain Scene community newspaper (comes out every Thursday afternoon)
  • The Queenstown Times (comes out every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning)
  • Community Noticeboards at Fresh Choice Supermarket (Gorge Road), New World Supermarket (Frankton) and O’Connell’s Pavilion (Camp Street).

 

Websites

Immigration New Zealand:

Get everything you need if you wish to immigrate to New Zealand.
http://www.immigration.govt.nz 

Inland Revenue Department:

Find out about New Zealand taxes and benefits. 
http://www.ird.govt.nz 

Destination Queenstown:

The official site for Queenstown tourism.
http://www.queenstownnz.co.nz

Lake Wanaka Tourism:

The official site for Wanaka tourism.
http://www.lakewanaka.co.nz/index.cfm/Home 

Queenstown.com:

News, views, classifieds, activities, business directory…
http://www.queenstown.com

Wanaka Live:

An online community for Wanaka and surrounding districts
http://www.wanakalive.com/ 

Join a club:

District wide listings for all types of clubs and organisations.
http://groups.qldc.govt.nz

Affordable Housing Trust:

Solutions for Low-moderate income earners wanting to buy property in the Queenstown Lakes District.
http://ww.housingtrust.co.nz