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KJet cites safety in objecting to Eco Jet proposal

"Safety'' is the reason for a Queenstown jet-boat company's submission against an application from another jet-boat company wanting to operate on Lake Wakatipu and the Kawarau and Shotover Rivers.

Third contender for deputy spot

Third contender for deputy spot

A third contender has entered the contest for the job of deputy mayor of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Variety on QLDC card

Variety on QLDC card

A spot check on the Queenstown Lakes District Council's corporate credit card reveals transactions for staff accommodation, couriers, air fares, subscriptions, delegation gifts and pizza.

Council camping ground lease agreement indicated

Council camping ground lease agreement indicated

Leasing arrangements for the Queenstown Lakes District Council's four main camping grounds could be known in ''a matter of days'', the council's chief executive, Adam Feeley, said.

Fire district backed, with reservations

Fire district backed, with reservations

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has given its support for an enlarged rural fire district for Otago, subject to a full financial review of the entity after one year.

Co-operation better than amalgamation

The fact ''that an hour apart we have two mayors, two lots of councillors and two lots of chief executives'' is a reason for the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago communities to explore more ways to work together, Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden said.

Support for rural fire authority plan

Queenstown Lakes District Council principal rural fire officer Gordon Bailey has recommended the council support an enlarged rural fire district for Otago.

Quality service at 'best possible price' council aim

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is overhauling its procurement system, aiming to ensure its ratepayers benefit from high quality services at the ''best possible price''.

More sludge information requested

Luggate residents have requested more information on a proposal to establish New Zealand's first solar drying facility for turning sludge into fertiliser near the town.

ORC quizzed on wildings

ORC quizzed on wildings

Otago Regional Council candidates have criticised the council's stance on wilding pines.

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