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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''.

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.

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.

Developer thrilled store going ahead

Developer thrilled store going ahead

It has taken three years of legal battles but Queenstown will get a Pak'n Save and Mitre 10 Mega store at Frankton Flats, after no appeals were lodged against approved resource consents.

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.

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.

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.

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