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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.

Outcry over pool closure

Outcry over pool closure

Swimmers are venting their frustrations over the closure of Wanaka's community pool and demanding answers from the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Council's Lakeview plan called 'lame duck'

Expect a big debate about convention centres at next Thursday's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Rival convention centre by 2016

Rival convention centre by 2016

Queenstown developer Alastair Porter says his company, Remarkables Park Ltd (RPL), has the money to fund a proposed conference centre at Frankton, the company believing it to be the ''optimal site'' and the proposal the one which would deliver the ''greatest economic value to the district''.

Dog owners critical of proposed bylaw

Dog owners critical of proposed bylaw

The Queenstown Lakes District Council's draft dog control bylaw has been criticised for being complex and overly restrictive.

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