Cheers and applause erupted at the Lake Hayes Pavilion
yesterday afternoon after the Queenstown Lakes District
Council voted to proceed with its convention centre, opposed
by Crs Cath Gilmour and Ella Lawton.
has taken three years, 10 reports and more than $500,000, but
on Thursday the Queenstown Lakes District Council will be
asked to approve a recommendation it forge ahead with its
proposed convention centre on the Lakeview site.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been holding
public meetings about regulating the sale and supply of
psychoactive substances in the district. Tracey Roxburgh
talks to a former Queenstown resident about his struggle with
The Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act has been
changed to enable the Government to enter into a Housing
Accord with Queenstown, which has the potential to increase
the supply of houses and reduce their cost in the Queenstown
The 1970s made a comeback in Queenstown on Saturday morning
as many dressed to impress during the Queenstown Winter
Festival Golden Mile and Street Parade, enjoyed by thousands
of visitors and residents.