Public information sessions will be held around the
Queenstown Lakes district next week to raise awareness of the
risk associated with high lake levels and the need to be
The Otago Regional Council (ORC) said the meetings were
planned for Queenstown, Wanaka, Glenorchy and Kingston.
In Queenstown and Wanaka, staff from the ORC and the district
council will tour the flood-prone parts of the central
business districts distributing information about flood risk
and preparing for floods.
Meeting details are: Glenorchy, Monday, October 21,
community hall, 5pm to 8pm; Queenstown, Tuesday, October 22,
Steamer Wharf, 5pm to 8pm; Kingston, Wednesday, October 23,
community hall, 7pm to 9pm; Wanaka, Thursday, October 24,
Spencer Mall, 22 Dunmore St, 5pm to 7pm.