The executive of the Queenstown Lakes District Council has a
new look, with chief executive Adam Feeley confirming three
of his eight senior managers will come from outside the
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been accused of
''dereliction of duty'' in its management of Pembroke Park,
on Wanaka's lakefront.
Developer contributions set by the Queenstown Lakes District
Council are continuing to stifle development in Wanaka, and
especially Hawea, the council heard at its annual plan
submission hearing in Wanaka yesterday.
Queenstown residents may have to decide if it is time for a
paid presence alongside their volunteer fire brigade.
The potential to use more Central Otago and Lakes District
trees for heating needs to be explored in greater depth
according to Queenstown Lakes District Council forester
Approval for a 10-house affordable housing development in
Arrowtown could be given by the Queenstown Lakes District
Council as early as the end of next month.
If value for money - or, more specifically, value for
$49,162.42 a year - is not seen in the next 12 months, the
Queenstown Lakes District Council could pull out of Local
Government New Zealand.
A strong future is being sought for the former Arrowtown
Borough Council chambers building on Buckingham St as an
application has been made to allow seismic strengthening.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council's bill for leaky homes
has topped $3.6 million, but the council still faces more
claims that could add significant sums to the total, new
Wanaka Community Board member Ken Copland has labelled the
Queenstown Lakes District Council's organisational review
undemocratic and poorly handled.
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