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Queenstown Lakes District Council parks and reserves planing manager Stephen Quin said the two toilets now on Mt Aspiring Rd and opposite the A&P showground would be removed and replaced by a "bigger and better" four-toilet block in spring.
He said the prefabricated toilets had been ordered and were being built by the supplier at the moment. The cost, including service connections, would be approximately $230,000.
The Wanaka Lakefront Development Plan was adopted in August last year and involved a staged development of the central area of the lakefront, from the Wanaka Yacht Club off Lakeside Drive to McDougal St by the showgrounds.
Future developments would include improvements to the car-park area next to the boat ramp and improved access for walkers and cyclists. Mr Quin said the QLDC was at present conducting a study to determine future demand for infrastructure such as toilets in other council parks and reserves around Wanaka.
The study would continue over the Christmas New Year holiday period to include "the summer influx" of tourists, visitors and local population growth and if more toilets were needed it would be included in the 2018 long term plan, he said. The long term plan is due to be publicly notified in March next year and to take effect from the start of next financial year.