High-end camping accommodation that takes revenue from
ratepayers is not the Queenstown Lakes District Council's
business, chief executive Adam Feeley said in a statement.
The convention centre proposed for Queenstown could cost
about $50 million and cater for between 750 and 1000 people.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council argues seven errors of
law were made when the Environment Court granted consent for
a Mitre 10 Mega hardware store on the Frankton Flats.
A Queenstown resident is concerned information about the
Queenstown Lakes District Council's plans to remove several
trees - including 11 eucalyptus species - along the Frankton
Track is ''misleading''.
With both the Queenstown and Frankton cemeteries nearly full,
the Queenstown Lakes District Council will decide tomorrow
whether to approve layout plans for a new cemetery.
To help residents understand the district plan review and
gather suggestions, the Queenstown Lakes District Council
will hold roadshows at Queenstown and Wanaka supermarkets.
Queenstown Lakes District Council organisational review which
begins today is chief executive Adam Feeley's ''No 1
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden's election campaign
promise to further reduce council spending on consultants has
been realised, financial records show.
Senior Queenstown Lakes District Council staff will review
before Christmas ''a number'' of options for new council
headquarters in the resort.
The simplicity of turning on a tap and filling a glass with
treated water belies the huge cost and effort involved with
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