QLDC

Park hopes remain, despite land sale

Park hopes remain, despite land sale

As corporate and community interests collide over a parcel of land on the banks of the Clutha River near Wanaka, the future of a proposed public riverside park - featuring conservation, recreational, historic and educational elements - is unclear. Lucy Ibbotson talks to those behind the park proposal and the long-term landowner.

Firefighting cost recovery sought

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is preparing to lodge an application with the National Rural Fire Authority to recover the cost of a fire at Cecil Peak in March.

Weight of submissions opposes sludge plant

Weight of submissions opposes sludge plant

Luggate residents have again come out fighting against a proposed solar sludge-drying facility near their town, this time through the formal consultation process.

Recycling mess upsets

Recycling mess upsets

Lake Hawea residents are on notice - if they do not take better care of their recycling station, in Domain Rd, the Queenstown Lakes District Council will do away with it.

No more legal action over land

A dispute over land at Hawea Flat has been put to rest after a conservation group abandoned any further legal action against the farmer.

QLDC unhappy about NZTA cuts

A proposal by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to reduce monetary support for Queenstown Lakes District transport projects and programmes could mean a cut of between $204,000 and $1.4 million for the district.

Yes to long-awaited projects

Yes to long-awaited projects

It was ''yes'' to a $55.5 million convention centre for Queenstown, ''yes'' to a $12.3 million sports facility for Wanaka and ''yes'' to a $2.1 million upgrade of Wanaka's swimming pool at yesterday's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Council considers action over fire

Council considers action over fire

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has yet to decide whether to prosecute or recover more than $16,000 from the group of people believed to be responsible for a fire on Cecil Peak on Sunday night.

$50,000 loan for Coastguard

$50,000 loan for Coastguard

The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday approved a $50,000 interest-free loan to Coastguard Queenstown towards its planned headquarters.

Cultivation legal opinion sought

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking a legal opinion over the cultivation of land at south Hawea Flat, near Wanaka.

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