Wanaka Community Board

Empty agenda results in no community board meeting

The Wanaka Community Board has scrapped plans for its regular scheduled meeting next month because of a lack of items for the agenda.

Some sports leases granted

The Upper Clutha Rugby Club and Luggate Albion Cricket Club yesterday won Wanaka Community Board support for new long-term leases over reserves to future-proof their sports.

Board reviews proposed character guidelines

A draft of the Cardrona Village character guidelines, produced to encourage appropriate development, is being reviewed by the Wanaka Community Board.

Hopes of resolving dispute

Wanaka Community Board chairman Lyal Cocks hopes the Damper Bay resource consent case can be resolved without going to the High Court for a judicial review but yesterday he could not reveal how negotiations with the developer were going.

Frisbees tee off

Frisbee fans had a nervous wait at the Wanaka Community Board meeting yesterday to see if their hopes for a disc golf course at Lismore Park would fly as board members re-debated the merits of the proposal.

Boards' pay dispute settled; review in June

A pay dispute between the Wanaka Community Board and the Queenstown Lakes District Council has been settled for now - somewhat reluctantly on the Wanaka board's part.

Disc golf course plan opposed

Disc golf course plan opposed

Frisbee fans say a disc golf course at Lismore Park in Wanaka will better utilise the massive reserve, despite opposition from the Wanaka Residents Association, which claims the pursuit is too sporty.

Board wants to see water-balling before any approval

Board wants to see water-balling before any approval

A company wanting to start a water ball tourist business on Lake Wanaka will first have to demonstrate the operation to the satisfaction of the Wanaka Community Board, it was decided on Tuesday.

Geddes warns of risks of development between town and airport

Geddes warns of risks of development between town and airport

Retiring Mayor Clive Geddes warned of the risks of what he called inappropriate rural development between Wanaka and Wanaka Airport at his last meeting with the Wanaka Community Board on Tuesday.

Anger over airport sale at committee

Anger over airport sale at committee

Tempers flared at a committee meeting yesterday as a Wanaka Community Board member refused to be silenced during a spat about the Queenstown Airport shares sales controversy.

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