Tracey Roxburgh

Tourist operation clarity sought

Tourist operation clarity sought

More clarity around operations on the Dart River and greater protection of TSS Earnslaw's operation were sought by two tourism companies submitting on the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed district plan on Tuesday.

Visa processing in Christchurch when office closes

Immigration New Zealand will keep a presence in Queenstown after its office closes by the end of August, but visa applications will be carried out in Christchurch.

Trees by gondola to be removed

Trees covering about 1.88ha either side of the Skyline Gondola - some up to 50m tall - will be removed later this year, to remove a health and safety threat to the aerial cableway.

Retirement village approved

Retirement village approved

The seventh recommendation for a special housing area (SHA) for Queenstown will soon be on its way to Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith.

Parking changes pass

After an hour of discussion around the table in Queenstown yesterday, a raft of parking changes in the resort's CBD was passed by the Queenstown Lakes District Council, despite vehement opposition from the public.

4000-unit project possible

4000-unit project possible

Developer Alastair Porter estimates between 3000 and 4000 apartment units could be built within the Remarkables Park town centre zone in the future.

QLDC asked to recommend SHA plan

QLDC asked to recommend SHA plan

A seventh special housing area proposal for Queenstown is going to the Government.

Council can issue consents

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has retained the ability to issue building consents, for now at least.

RPL announces $58m development

A $58million development project at Remarkables Park will deliver 55 residential and 81 serviced hotel apartments to Queenstown within the next two years.

Hundreds of residential units agreed in principle

Up to 646 units or residential apartments and a 100-bed aged care facility have been agreed to or approved in principle by the Queenstown Lakes District Council under the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act to date.