Wednesday, 20 March 2013
Tree work at Glendhu Bay Camping Ground
A number of unsafe Douglas Fir trees will be removed and replaced at Glendhu Bay Campground after Easter.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Waitangi Day in the Queenstown Gardens
Residents and visitors are being invited to pack a picnic and come along to the Queenstown Gardens on Wednesday February 6 for a community picnic to celebrate Waitangi Day.
Monday, 28 January 2013
Kawarau River Trail Detour
A detour will be in place by this afternoon after a 20m section of Kawarau River Trail slumped over the weekend, Queenstown Lakes District Council community services general manager Paul Wilson said.
Thursday, 24 January 2013
Community asked for say on big issues
Two of the big issues facing the Queenstown Lakes District – where we live and what form that takes - are now open for feedback as the District Plan review turns its focus towards growth boundaries and residential zones.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Crown Range Road upgrade continues
Crown Range Road users are being advised to factor in extra travel time next week when the Crown Range Road upgrade swings into action again.
Teddy Bears' Picnics offer summer fun for kids
Local teddy bears and their human owners will be putting on their best summer shorts and t-shirts for this weekend’s Teddy Bears’ Picnics in Queenstown and Wanaka, part of the Summerdaze festival.
Monday, 21 January 2013
Summerdaze – Tom Tom Outdoor Cinema
Tom Cruise and the Catlins will both be in the spotlight at TomTom Outdoor Cinema later this month.
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Queenstown Gardens car parking
Visitors to the Queenstown Gardens will now find the search for a car park easier following a change to the parking restrictions.
Friday, 11 January 2013
Boil Water Notice
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has issued a boil water notice for Arrowtown this morning.
Wednesday, 9 January 2013
Sealing work to commence on Lucas Place
The overnight sealing of Lucas Place in Frankton will see a detour in place for vehicular traffic next week.
Monday, 7 January 2013
Summerdaze – It's Kids Stuff!
Summerdaze is amping up the action for local children as the school holidays continue.
Friday, 21 December 2012
Recreation ground preserved for sevens
Over flow camping will not be allowed to spill onto the Queenstown Recreation Ground this New Year’s Eve, Queenstown Lakes District, Mayor Vanessa van Uden said.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Countdown on for Summerdaze
After months of planning the countdown has started for Summerdaze.
Monday, 17 December 2012
Council to investigate bio-energy
The Queenstown Lakes District Council and Central Otago District Council are to partner with two national agencies to investigate the uses of wood bio-waste for heating commercial buildings.
Plans in place for good time
Plans for Christmas and New Year in Wanaka and Queenstown will put a strong emphasis on a good time in one of the most beautiful places in the world, Queenstown Lakes District Council Mayor Vanessa van Uden said.
Friday, 14 December 2012
Lake Hayes water conservation
From Monday morning the Queenstown Lakes District Council is asking residents on the Lake Hayes Scheme to apply water conservation to all watering and irrigation, QLDC general manager infrastructure Erik Barnes said.
Thursday, 13 December 2012
Arrowtown reserves feedback
Residents and ratepayers are being asked for their feedback on the future management of Arrowtown’s reserves.
Wednesday, 12 December 2012
Push on Pines
Over half a million dollars will be dedicated to a major push this year on the war on wilding pines in the Wakatipu Basin, Queenstown Lakes District Council district forester and Wakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group (WCG) spokeswoman Briana Pringle said.
Monday, 10 December 2012
Convention Centre supported
The feasibility of constructing an international quality Convention Centre in the Queenstown Lake District is set to move to the next phase, QLDC Mayor Vanessa van Uden announced today.
Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Review of Campgrounds underway
A review of Queenstown Lakes District Council holiday parks and campgrounds began this week as Council looks to assess how its facilities are performing and identify options for the future.
Friday, 30 November 2012
Snow Farm handed to community
A small but significant ceremony took place at 5000 feet above sea level today to mark the handing over of New Zealand’s only dedicated cross country ski are to the community, Queenstown Lakes District Council community general manager Paul Wilson said.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Feedback sought on Frankton Track tree programme
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking comment on a proposed programme of tree removal and replanting on Frankton Track.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Feedback on parking changes
Comment is being sought on changes to parking restrictions for Arrowtown and Frankton.
Monday, 26 November 2012
Adamson Drive revisited
A watching brief will be given to the road surface of Adamson Drive and Centennial Avenue this summer, Queenstown Lakes District Council project manager Ken Gousmett said.
Thursday, 22 November 2012
QLDC reaches milestone
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has reached a social media milestone thanks to CEO Adam Feeley.
A call for expressions of interest regarding a council-owned 4 hectare parcel of prime Queenstown real estate has been narrowed down to further discussions with two parties over a portion of the site, Queenstown Lakes District Council finance general manager and deputy chief executive Stewart Burns said.
Thursday, 15 November 2012
Annual flood awareness
Staff from the Queenstown-Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Otago Regional Council (ORC) and will start their annual flood awareness campaign next week.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Earnslaw Park Kiosk
Queenstown Lakes District Council is looking for a big idea to fill a small space in a prime position on Queenstown’s lakefront.
Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Prepare for glorious Summerdaze
The forecast is for a summer of entertainment as the ninth annual Summerdaze Festival programme is announced.
Appointment boon for local and NZ Film Industry