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Current council to decide fate: mayor

Current council to decide fate: mayor

A decision about the proposed $50 million convention centre will be made by current elected representatives at the Queenstown Lakes District Council before local government elections in October.

Council not drawn on 'compromise'

Council not drawn on 'compromise'

The developer behind the proposed Pak'n Save and Mitre 10 Mega project on Frankton Flats has offered a compromise, but the Queenstown Lakes District Council says it has ''no interest'' in debating it through the media.

Camping boundaries questioned

Camping boundaries questioned

The boundaries separating where freedom campers can and cannot park up overnight within the Queenstown Lakes district are being disputed by the body representing caravan users.

Pembroke parking reviewed

Wanaka Community Board members will on Tuesday consider reversing an earlier plan to form 94 angled car parks on the Brownston St side of Pembroke Park.

'I hope this time they get message'

'I hope this time they get message'

Members of a group opposed to the development of car parking on a Wanaka park are celebrating victory after a recommendation the scheme be scrapped.

Little fanfare as council absorbs organisations

Little fanfare as council absorbs organisations

A decade after Lakes Leisure was formed, and five years after Lakes Environmental began, both organisations were absorbed into the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) yesterday with little fanfare.

QLDC concerns

Staff affected by the Queenstown Lakes District Council's organisational review have voiced concerns to the Southern Local Government Officers Union.

Events fund, panel move spurs advice

Events fund, panel move spurs advice

A decision to create a $375,000 council events fund and a panel to consider applications prompted Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden to remind councillors they served the entire district, not separate townships within it.

Affordable housing compromise put forward

There are some Arrowtown residents who fundamentally oppose an affordable housing development in the small village, but others who made submissions against a housing proposal are being offered a compromise.

'Challenges' ahead for new staff

'Challenges' ahead for new staff

The executive of the Queenstown Lakes District Council has a new look, with chief executive Adam Feeley confirming three of his eight senior managers will come from outside the council.

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