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Te Pūtahi Ladies Mile Plan Variation

This Variation would introduce a new Special Purposes Zone, Te Pūtahi Ladies Mile Zone, to the PDP. QLDC is also proposing amendments to PDP Chapter 3 Strategic Directions, 4 Urban Development, 25 Earthworks, 27 Subdivision and Development, 29 Transport, 31 Signs and 36 Noise. These changes are necessary to implement the Te Pūtahi Ladies Mile Masterplan adopted by Council on 30 June 2022 and to make Ladies Mile one of the most liveable areas in Queenstown.

The closing date for submissions is 9 June 2023.

Streamlined planning process gazettal

Ministerial direction for the use of the Streamlined Planning Process dated 30 March 2023 can be viewed online at

SPP application

Make a submission

When a person or group makes a submission or further submission on a District Plan or Plan Change this is public information.

Please note that by making a submission your personal details, including your name and addresses will be made publicly available under the Resource Management Act 1991. This is because, under the Act, any further submission supporting or opposing your submission must be forwarded to you as well as to QLDC.

There are limited circumstances when your submission or your contact details can be kept confidential. If you consider you have compelling reasons why your submission or your contact details should be kept confidential please contact the Senior District Plan Administrator on 03 441 0499 to discuss.

The closing date for submissions is 9 June 2023.

Want to talk about it?

If you have any queries on any of the information provided, how to make a submission or need help finding a particular document, please contact one of our dedicated duty policy planners on 03 441 0499 (Queenstown) or 03 443 0024 (Wānaka) or email us at