A boil water is in place for businesses and properties across Queenstown following a number of confirmed local cases of illness caused by the protozoa, cryptosporidium. This affects all properties serviced by the Council’s Queenstown supply including Frankton, Quail Rise and Tucker Beach Rd, Kelvin Heights and Hanley’s Farm. Read more here.

The state of local emergency in Queenstown, originally declared on Friday morning after a severe weather event, has been lifted. However, some restrictions will remain in place to protect public safety as the focus turns to recovery. Full information here.

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 Welcoming Plan 2023-2026 and the delivery of our programme of activities.

Welcoming Communities Advisory Group – Upper Clutha

Welcoming Communities Advisory Group – Whakatipu