Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Queenstown Airport and council differ over housing

Queenstown Airport and council differ over housing

A battle looms between Queenstown Airport and its major shareholder over future housing developments.

Earlier start on new pools for Wanaka

Earlier start on new pools for Wanaka

Construction of Wanaka's new swimming pools will begin in January, the Queenstown Lakes District Council decided yesterday.

District rates rise averages 1.2%

The rates freeze is over in the Queenstown Lakes district.

Sign of support

Sign of support

Hyland St, Wanaka, has been given a change of name for the week.

Queenstown council to raise rates

Queenstown council to raise rates

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is to raise rates by an average of 1.2% for the 2015-16 financial year and an average 2.8% annual increase over the next decade.

Consent granted for Glenorchy purchase

Consent granted for Glenorchy purchase

Retrospective government approval has been given for millionaire philanthropists Paul and Debbi Brainerd to buy the old Glenorchy camping ground.

Passenger record may not last long

Passenger record may not last long

Queenstown Airport yesterday set a record for international arrivals in one day but it is expected to last only until the weekend.

Potential for additional passing areas identified

There is opportunity for two new passing areas to be created on the Crown Range Rd, reducing driver frustration at the ''snail trail'' and potential accidents, a Wanaka Community Board member says.

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