You may have noticed the road works around our Queenstown office and library located on Gorge Road. Don’t worry, both are still open so pop in and see our friendly team! For information on the road works underway, please visit our Major Projects page.

The Frankton and Wānaka Transfer Station facilities will close every Sunday, starting 27 November until 8 January 2023, due to staff shortages. Both facilities will be open 8.00am-5.00pm Monday to Saturday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Our Welcoming Communities Advisory Groups

Our Welcoming Communities Advisory groups are made up of a diverse mix of passionate people living across the Queenstown Lakes District community. They meet once a month on a voluntary basis and provide leadership and advice on the development of the Welcome Plan 2023-2026 and the delivery of our programme of activities.

Get to know those selected for the groups in the Whakatipu. Please note the Upper Clutha group is currently being formed and profiles will be shared early in the new year.

Please see the draft Terms of Reference (PDF, 247KB) – to be finalised by the Advisory Group in October.

Upper Clutha Advisory Group Whakatipu Advisory Group

Welcoming Communities Advisory Group – Upper Clutha

We are now seeking expressions of interest to serve on a Welcoming Communities Advisory Group for the Upper Clutha.

If you a people person who enjoys sharing your passion for living in Queenstown Lakes with newcomers then this may be a good fit for you.

The Advisory Group will meet once a month on a voluntary basis and actively participate in events and activities. 

If you are interested in applying, please:

Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 28 November 2022.

Appointments will be made by a panel of three by 5.00pm on Friday 2 December 2022.


Welcoming Communities Advisory Group – Whakatipu

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