Potential developers and partners, capable of creating a
"world class" convention centre in Queenstown, are being
sought by a Queenstown Lakes District Council working party.
A public workshop this week will focus on the "long-term big
picture" for Earnslaw Park after consultation on a proposed
upgrade raised several ideas for the downtown reserve.
Despite occupancy at all four Queenstown Lakes District
Council holiday parks being down at least 20% this past
winter, park manager Greg Hartshorne will present a report to
council tomorrow saying they are operating "in a profitable
Queenstown experienced a visitor boom during July, leading
the country in terms of guest-night increases, according to
Statistics New Zealand.
Queenstown Lakes District Council will consult the public
further about the future of Earnslaw Park, it was decided at
the council's community services meeting yesterday.
Despite heavy frosts in early July, the mild winter has saved
Queenstown Lakes District Council money on road gritting and
New fixed charges on resource consents will go out for public
consultation this week after the Queenstown Lakes District
Council endorsed a proposal it says will remove uncertainty
The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday announced it
is appealing the Environment Court's approval for the
construction of a Mitre 10 Mega store in Frankton.
Unexpected anomalies to Queenstown Lakes District Council
rates were addressed yesterday by the council and a proposed
A fee change which would give the community more certainty
about the cost of resource consent applications will be
considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council this
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