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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.

Council accused of 'dereliction of duty' over park

Council accused of 'dereliction of duty' over park

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been accused of ''dereliction of duty'' in its management of Pembroke Park, on Wanaka's lakefront.

Claim costs stifle projects

Claim costs stifle projects

Developer contributions set by the Queenstown Lakes District Council are continuing to stifle development in Wanaka, and especially Hawea, the council heard at its annual plan submission hearing in Wanaka yesterday.

Time for a change?

Time for a change?

Queenstown residents may have to decide if it is time for a paid presence alongside their volunteer fire brigade.

Low-grade wood potential as energy source

The potential to use more Central Otago and Lakes District trees for heating needs to be explored in greater depth according to Queenstown Lakes District Council forester Briana Pringle.

Housing development plan

Housing development plan

Approval for a 10-house affordable housing development in Arrowtown could be given by the Queenstown Lakes District Council as early as the end of next month.

LGNZ value for money questioned

LGNZ value for money questioned

If value for money - or, more specifically, value for $49,162.42 a year - is not seen in the next 12 months, the Queenstown Lakes District Council could pull out of Local Government New Zealand.

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