Queenstown Town Centre Street Upgrades

Work to transform Brecon Street, Rees Street, Beach Street, Park Street and Hotops Rise into high quality public spaces that are safe and accessible for everyone, is complete.

About the project

The upgrades feature improved walking and cycling facilities providing a continuous link from the Queenstown Gardens to the Gondola, bringing parts of the Queenstown Town Centre Masterplan to life. 

Designed in line with the Queenstown Town Centre Design Guidelines, the upgraded streets will incorporate high quality materials and weave in local cultural storytelling. 

The Street Upgrade programme is supported by funding from the Crown Infrastructure Partners.

What's the latest?

We’ve now completed work to upgrade our town centre streets into inviting, family friendly and accessible spaces for everyone to enjoy.

Check out the following upgraded streets on your travels in Queenstown; Beach Street, Rees Street, Brecon Street, and Park Street.

The upgrades create more space for people to wander and relax, including a continuous pedestrian link from the Queenstown Gardens to the Gondola.

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Frequently asked questions

We've provided answers to a list of frequently asked questions below.  If you have a question that hasn't been answered here, please email us at letstalk@qldc.govt.nz and we'll get it answered as quickly as possible.

Working with local businesses and the community

Maintaining access to the town centre and supporting local business is crucial to the project delivery and we are committed to working closely with you to achieve that.   

We're regularly engaging with businesses and property owners so any issues arising can be dealt with quickly. If you live or operate a business in the town centre and have any concerns or questions about the construction, please do get in touch:

Anita Sanghera, Lead Stakeholder and Engagement Manager for Kā Huanui a Tāhuna. 

Phone 021 376 130, or email:


If Anita can’t answer your questions, he'll put you in touch with someone who can.