QLDC

Review may reignite debate

Review may reignite debate

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is reviewing its rules for living in rural areas. In the first of a three-part series, Marjorie Cook explores the issues.

Defending plan in Environment Court priced at $800,000

Defending plan in Environment Court priced at $800,000

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is likely to overspend this year's $500,000 budget for legal and witness fees by at least $300,000.

'Generous' walkway gesture

'Generous' walkway gesture

A roadside accident has spurred a Wanaka contractor to foot the bill for an altruistic project to help protect pedestrians.

$10 million and counting

$10 million and counting

Resource management is a big-numbers game for the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Chamber of Commerce calls for CCTV

Chamber of Commerce calls for CCTV

The Queenstown Chamber of Commerce has appealed to the Queenstown Lakes District Council to budget $50,000 for a closed-circuit television system for Queenstown in the 2010-11 annual plan.

Queenstown Lakes Council gives up dog role

Classification of a dog as either menacing or dangerous can now be done by Lakes Environmental, after the Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday decided to change its delegation register.

Councillors question closed discussion

Some Queenstown councillors were concerned yesterday when 12 of 19 items on a council meeting agenda were moved into non-public discussions.

Request for event management

Destination Queenstown (DQ), Lakes Leisure and the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce are calling for the Queenstown Lakes District Council to help set up an event management organisation.

Quality of nominations pleases

Quality of nominations pleases

The 2010 Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) Heart of the District Awards will recognise the tireless work of many groups and individuals who make a difference in the community.

Thunder Jet hearing back in court

A former New Zealand and world jet-boating champion and pioneer of the jet-boat safari industry is one of the witnesses expected to give evidence in support of Thunder Jet, at the Environment Court, today.

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