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Watersports building advance

Watersports building advance

It has been a big week for the group behind a proposed watersports building on the Lake Wanaka shore.

Quake fears over Queenstown council building

Quake fears over Queenstown council building

Queenstown's primary council building could potentially suffer a ''brittle collapse'' - similar to Canterbury's CTV building - in a major earthquake, councillors were told yesterday.

KJet alleges mistakes in court decision

KJet alleges mistakes in court decision

A long running legal battle between rival Queenstown jet boat companies has gone another round in court.

1600-home project approved for Wanaka

1600-home project approved for Wanaka

The Environment Court has approved the Northlake subdivision in Wanaka which will eventually increase the number of houses in the town by a third.

Council new bridge stance 'nonsense'

Council new bridge stance 'nonsense'

Queenstown residents pushing for the new Kawarau River bridge to be built downstream say the council's stance is ''absolute nonsense''.

Hall strengthening limited

The Queenstown Lakes District Council appears to be ignoring advice from a senior manager and consultants, recommending the Arrowtown's community hall not be strengthened to advised levels.

Progress on the home front

It is pleasing to see the first applications being made by potential developers under the recently adopted Queenstown housing accord.

Council backing marina proposal

Queenstown Lakes District Council is backing a private developer's marina proposal - right in the middle of the project's resource consent process.

Planning hearing to resume

The Queenstown Lakes District Council's hearing on the potential expansion of the town centre zone reconvenes this week, before commissioners Sir John Hansen and Jane Taylor.

QLDC cutting back irrigation

QLDC cutting back irrigation

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is keeping a close eye on its water use while irrigating reserves this summer, after exceeding its water take for Wanaka's Pembroke Park.

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