Six years have passed since the Queenstown Lakes District
Council last undertook a review of its camping grounds and
holiday parks and this week a new one was begun.
The review results will be presented to the council on
Chief executive Adam Feeley said it was timely ''in terms of
what has been achieved since the original campground strategy
was implemented in 2006''.
''It's the ideal time to evaluate what has been done so far
and see if what drove the strategy in 2006 still holds
The review will investigate whether the camping grounds still
provide affordable visitor accommodation without cost to the
ratepayer, whether there were alternatives to them, and their
''The review team will be investigating systems and
management innovation in holiday park accommodation in other
cities and districts throughout New Zealand and seeing what
can be applied here,'' Mr Feeley said.