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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.

Meeting adjourned after criticism

Meeting adjourned after criticism

Minutes after yesterday's Queenstown Lakes District Council meeting began at 1pm, it was adjourned because the chief executive and mayor took exception to what was being said during the public forum.

No exceptions on sewage spills: ORC

No-one is exempt from prosecution for spills that pollute waterways, the Otago Regional Council says.

Tourists angry about crushed car

Tourists angry about crushed car

Two German visitors whose $1400 car was crushed by a tree which had been growing on a Queenstown Lakes District Council park say they have been given $70 for parts, free towing, and a free bungy jump each.

Sewage overflows for third time

Sewage overflows for third time

A blocked pipe caused sewage to overflow on to the beach in Frankton yesterday - the third blocked-pipe incident in Queenstown in recent months.

Apartment complex for Lakeside Dr

Apartment complex for Lakeside Dr

Plans have been revived for a multimillion-dollar development overlooking Roys Bay, Lake Wanaka.

Significant trees will have their stories told

Significant trees will have their stories told

The Queenstown Lakes District Council will install information plaques to outline the history of some of the district's distinctive trees this year.

Everyone has smashing time in holiday gala sun

Everyone has smashing time in holiday gala sun

Smashing crockery, throwing gumboots and straining against a horizontal bungy were among the family fun activities at the Upper Clutha Presbyterian Parish's annual holiday gala at the Wanaka Showgrounds on Saturday.

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