At orange, our offices are open for those who need to visit us in person. We also have a wide range of services available online or via the phone – using these will help reduce the risk and keep each other safe. Check out our COVID-19 response page for more details.

Snow and ice are affecting a number of roads across the district.  Get the latest updates on our social media channels: https://www.facebook.com/QLDCinfo/ or  https://twitter.com/QueenstownLakes     Stay safe out there.  

Councillor Quentin Smith

Councillor Quentin Smith

Wānaka Ward

I live in Wānaka with my wife Kate and my daughter Madison and enjoy sailing, kayaking and skiing.

With a strong background working in Environmental Management, Recreation, Planning and Local Government, I am passionate about helping Wānaka to manage the extraordinary growth we are experiencing.  

As chair of the Infrastructure Committee, I am tasked with helping oversee an ambitious and critical programme of works to meet the ongoing demand in our district.  I am committed to a well informed and strategic approach to planning for our future.  

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