Community and Economic Recovery

The COVID-19 global pandemic has and will continue to have unprecedented impacts on the social and economic wellbeing of the Queenstown Lakes District.     

Undoubtedly there will be challenges for many ahead, both personally and professionally, and support needs to be in place for those affected. It's also an opportunity to pause and rethink what or economy and major industries look like in the future to ensure we have a business environment that is diverse, resilient and sustainable. 

As we start to consider next steps, it is clear our district’s recovery cannot rely on one organisation or group and the Council  is committed to facilitating conversations which give locals, community groups, businesses and investors to develop pathways for how we will collectively rebuild this district and create a truly prosperous community. We hope you will all be a part of the conversation. 

Recovery Programmes Recovery data report Get in Touch

Recovery data report

COVID-19 has brought considerable change to our district in a very short period of time. While we are all in the throes of what this means for us, our whānau and friends, and our workplaces, it is important to keep looking ahead to how we can plan for our district’s future.

The below weekly report has been created to assist with social and economic recovery. The report will be updated weekly on a Monday.


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If you would like to know more about the recovery programmes or feel you have something to offer to our district's future success, then please get in touch. We'd love to hear from you. 

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