Queenstown residents pushing for the new Kawarau River bridge to be built downstream say the council's stance is ''absolute nonsense''.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council appears to be ignoring advice from a senior manager and consultants, recommending the Arrowtown's community hall not be strengthened to advised levels.
It is pleasing to see the first applications being made by potential developers under the recently adopted Queenstown housing accord.
Queenstown Lakes District Council is backing a private developer's marina proposal - right in the middle of the project's resource consent process.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council's hearing on the potential expansion of the town centre zone reconvenes this week, before commissioners Sir John Hansen and Jane Taylor.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is keeping a close eye on its water use while irrigating reserves this summer, after exceeding its water take for Wanaka's Pembroke Park.
Expect a big debate about convention centres at next Thursday's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Queenstown developer Alastair Porter says his company, Remarkables Park Ltd (RPL), has the money to fund a proposed conference centre at Frankton, the company believing it to be the ''optimal site'' and the proposal the one which would deliver the ''greatest economic value to the district''.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council's draft dog control bylaw has been criticised for being complex and overly restrictive.
It has taken three years of legal battles but Queenstown will get a Pak'n Save and Mitre 10 Mega store at Frankton Flats, after no appeals were lodged against approved resource consents.
As corporate and community interests collide over a parcel of land on the banks of the Clutha River near Wanaka, the future of a proposed public riverside park - featuring conservation, recreational, historic and educational elements - is unclear. Lucy Ibbotson talks to those behind the park proposal and the long-term landowner.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is preparing to lodge an application with the National Rural Fire Authority to recover the cost of a fire at Cecil Peak in March.
Lake Hawea residents are on notice - if they do not take better care of their recycling station, in Domain Rd, the Queenstown Lakes District Council will do away with it.
Luggate residents have again come out fighting against a proposed solar sludge-drying facility near their town, this time through the formal consultation process.
A dispute over land at Hawea Flat has been put to rest after a conservation group abandoned any further legal action against the farmer.
A proposal by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to reduce monetary support for Queenstown Lakes District transport projects and programmes could mean a cut of between $204,000 and $1.4 million for the district.
It was ''yes'' to a $55.5 million convention centre for Queenstown, ''yes'' to a $12.3 million sports facility for Wanaka and ''yes'' to a $2.1 million upgrade of Wanaka's swimming pool at yesterday's meeting of the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has yet to decide whether to prosecute or recover more than $16,000 from the group of people believed to be responsible for a fire on Cecil Peak on Sunday night.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday approved a $50,000 interest-free loan to Coastguard Queenstown towards its planned headquarters.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking a legal opinion over the cultivation of land at south Hawea Flat, near Wanaka.