Holiday Hours and Services

Library hours  |  Recreation facility hours (Pools and Gym)  |  Rubbish collection  |  Public transport  |  Parking  |  Alcohol ban

Office Opening Hours

Our offices in Queenstown and Wanaka will be closed from 3pm on  Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen at 8am on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Our phone line is available 24/7!  So call us on 441 0499 (Queenstown) or 443 0024 (Wanaka) for all urgent services including animal control, parking issues, noise complaints, irresponsible camping and to report any roading or water problems.


Library Opening Hours

 

                       

Queenstown

Wanaka

Frankton

Arrowtown 

Hawea   

Kingston 

Makarora 

Glenorchy

24/12/18 9am-5.30pm 9am-  5.30pm 9am- 5.30pm 10am-      5pm  10am-12pm  Closed  Closed Closed
25/12/18 Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 
26/12/18 Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed 
27/12/18 9am-          7pm 9am-  7pm 9am-   7pm 10am-       5pm Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed 
28/12/18 9am-    5.30pm  9am- 5.30pm  9am- 5.30pm 10am-      5pm  Closed Closed  Closed  5pm-    7pm 
29/12/18 10am-   5.30pm  10am-5pm  10am- 5.00pm 10.30am- 5pm  10am-2pm  11am- 1pm  Closed  Closed 
30/12/18 Closed Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed 
31/12/18 9am-     5.30pm 9am- 5.30pm  9am- 5.30pm 10am-      5pm  10am-12pm  Closed  Closed  Closed  
1/1/19 Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed 
2/1/19 Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed 
3/1/19 9am-          7pm 9am-  7pm 9am-   7pm 10am-       5pm Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed 
4/1/19 9am-    5.30pm  9am- 5.30pm  9am- 5.30pm 10am-      5pm  Closed Closed Closed  5pm-    7pm 
5/1/19 10am-       5pm  10am-5pm 10am- 5.30pm 10.30am-12.30pm

10am- 2pm

11am-  1pm Closed Closed 

 

Sport and Recreation Facility Opening Hours

Please note, Alpine Aqualand is expected to reopen on Boxing Day.  

 

Queenstown Events Centre (Pool, gym, stadium)

Wanaka Recreation Centre

Queenstown and Wanaka Swim School         

Arrowtown Pool

Frankton Golf Centre             

QEC Climbing Wall

QEC Climbing Wall Instructor   

24/12/18 6am-5pm* 6am-5pm Closed 11am-5pm 8.30am-5pm 6am-5pm No Instructor
25/12/18 Closed  Closed  Closed Closed  Closed  Closed 

Closed

26/12/18 8am-8pm 8am-8pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 8am-8pm No Instructor
27/12/18 6am-9pm 6am-9pm  Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 6am-9pm  No Instructor
28/12/18 6am-9pm 6am-9pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 6am-9pm No Instructor
29/12/18 8am-8pm 8am-8pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 8am-8pm No Instructor
30/12/18 8am-8pm 8am-8pm  Closed 11am-6pm  8.30am-7pm  8am-8pm No Instructor
31/12/18 6am-5pm 6am-5pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm  6am-5pm  No Instructor
1/1/19 Closed  Closed Closed Closed  8.30am-7pm Closed  Closed
2/1/19 8am-8pm  8am-8pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 8am-8pm  No Instructor
3/1/19 6am-9pm 6am-9pm  Closed 11am-6pm  8.30am-7pm 6am-9pm 3pm-9pm
4/1/19 6am-9pm 6am-9pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 6am-9pm 3pm-9pm
5/1/19 8am-8pm 8am-8pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 8am-8pm No Instructor
6/1/19 8am-8pm 8am-8pm Closed 11am-6pm 8.30am-7pm 8am-8pm No Instructor
*excluding Alpine Aqualand. 

Rubbish and Recycling

Rubbish and recycling collections will take place one day later over the Christmas week.  Normal collection will resume the week of new year.  

The waste transfer stations will be closed on Christmas Day and open on New Year’s Day from 10am – 3pm.

 

Public Transport 

It's going to get busy out there on the roads.   If you're in Queenstown, consider taking the $2 bus.  It will run every day except Christmas Day.  You'll find the full timetable here 

 

Overflow parking

Free all day parking is available for the busy period: 

  • 17 December until 13 January 2019:  Warren Park, Queenstown (next to the old high school)
  • 17 December until 31 January 2019:  Wanaka Showgrounds. 

 

New Year Alcohol Ban

A 24- hour alcohol ban will be in placei n Queenstown, Frankton Arrowtown, Wanaka and Hawea from 27 December 2017 until 6 January 2018.

Drinking isn't allowed in public place during the time, but alcohol can still be bought and consumed in licensed premises. 

If you're caught drinking in any alcohol ban area, you may be fined $250.  That's one expensive drink!