There was "a collective sigh of relief" in Arrowtown yesterday with the news independent commissioners had decided "enough is enough".
A plan change enabling Wanaka's new Industrial B Zone to come into effect was adopted by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at an extraordinary meeting in Queenstown yesterday.
The next Queenstown Lakes District Council could consider consolidating all camp facilities at the Hawea side of the Albert Town Recreation Reserve and retaining the Clutha/Mata-Au side as a day use area only.
Major plans to develop the Birchwood Station homestead in the Ahuriri Valley to make it a focal point for the Ahuriri Conservation Park have been released by the Department of Conservation (Doc).
Caravan importers Geoffrey and Amanda Snell, of Waikouaiti, will soon be the 20th business to open in Palmerston in the past four years.
The Octagon skyline is undergoing a subtle change as construction begins on an extension to Dunedin's Regent Theatre stage house.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will today be asked to give staff approval to negotiate a draft agreement with two landowners to locate proposed sports facilities in a "greenfields triangle" opposite Mt Iron on the outskirts of Wanaka.
A civic heart for Glenorchy and how the township could tap into the increasing popularity for cycleways were among issues raised in a workshop of residents and Queenstown Lakes District Council staff.
A move by a Waitaki district councillor to halt the Forrester Heights residential subdivision in Oamaru has "100% support" from the Waitaki Citizens and Ratepayers' Association, its chairman, Warren Crawford, said yesterday.
Battle lines are being drawn in Broad Bay, on Otago Peninsula, over plans for a $1.1 million multipurpose waterfront building.
It has been a long time coming, more than 30 years in fact, but a new kindergarten will soon be a reality in Green Island.
The value of building consents in the Queenstown Lakes district fell 10% in the year to the end of April, compared with the previous corresponding period, Lakes Environmental building control...
An attempt to have the Waitaki District Council abandon plans to develop a 27-section subdivision on Cape Wanbrow has been thwarted temporarily by procedural difficulties.
Several areas of rural land in the Queenstown Lakes District could be subject to intense and substantial development with limited control, under the current zoning, a senior council policy analyst says.
Opinions were divided over the Queenstown Lakes District Council's proposed Arrowtown Boundary yesterday, during the first day of a scheduled five-day resource consent hearing.
Arrowtown entrepreneur Michael Hill is appealing to the Queenstown Lakes District Council to include his property within the proposed Arrowtown urban boundary.
A third of the funds needed for the proposed $3 million Alexandra Community House have been donated in one lump sum.
Omarama people want more out of their hall than an initial concept plan for a major upgrade proposes.