An economic vision for the Queenstown Lakes District, a range
of desirable outcomes and a series of recommendations has
been released by an economic task force established as part
of the Shaping our Future initiative.
The economic futures task force, set up following public
forums earlier this year, has been studying the economic
makeup of the area for the past four months.
Central to the task force's recommendations was the
establishment of an economic futures agency or equivalent, to
deliver an economic strategy aligned with the priorities
identified at Shaping our Future forums in the past two
years. The task force recommended seed funding for the agency
be secured from relevant stakeholders, identified in the
Its report will be considered by public forums early next
• The report is available for viewing and comment at www.shapingourfuture.org.nz.