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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.

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.

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