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Cabin tenants make plea to council

Cabin tenants make plea to council

People worried an affordable housing precinct in Queenstown will be lost implored the Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday not to allow a proposed $50 million convention centre to be built on the Lakeview land where more than 100 people live in low-rent cabins.

Traffic details key to rezoning notification

Traffic details key to rezoning notification

A bid to extend residential and industrial zones off Ballantyne Rd, near Wanaka, will be publicly notified, as long as more details about the effects on traffic are provided to the Queenstown Lakes District Council's satisfaction.

Reserves plan input sought

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking input to a new reserve management plan for all council reserves along the Lake Wanaka foreshore.

Two stand for mayor

Two bids for the Queenstown Lakes District mayoralty were received, one from existing mayor Vanessa van Uden and another from Al Angus, whose 40 years in the Wakatipu have taken him from Kingston to Kinloch and in between.

Claim up to 80% not using libraries

Claim up to 80% not using libraries

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is embarking on a review of its library services and one of the ''big challenges'' for the district, the council's chief executive claims, is that 80% of people do not use or regularly use the seven libraries.

Mann expresses interest in licensing committee

Cr John Mann surprised the Queenstown Lakes District Council this week when he declared his interest in joining the district licensing committee, instead of standing again for local government.

Council backs sports centre

The Queenstown Lakes District Council's backing this week of plans for an Arrowtown Community and Sports Centre has Murray Bennett, of Kelvin Heights, mighty pleased.

Decision to seek re-election easy, van Uden says

Decision to seek re-election easy, van Uden says

Incumbent Vanessa van Uden is seeking re-election as Queenstown Lakes Mayor.

Sports centre start hangs on approval

Sports centre start hangs on approval

The long-awaited Arrowtown Community and Sports Centre could be a reality by 2015, subject to Queenstown Lakes District Council approval and funding.

Plan changes likely to come into force

Two separate plan changes - relating respectively to a $300 million development in Queenstown and affordable and community housing in the Lakes district - are likely to be made operative after the Queenstown Lakes District Council's full meeting in Queenstown next week.

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