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.
Minutes after yesterday's Queenstown Lakes District Council meeting began at 1pm, it was adjourned because the chief executive and mayor took exception to what was being said during the public forum.
No-one is exempt from prosecution for spills that pollute waterways, the Otago Regional Council says.
Two German visitors whose $1400 car was crushed by a tree which had been growing on a Queenstown Lakes District Council park say they have been given $70 for parts, free towing, and a free bungy jump each.
A blocked pipe caused sewage to overflow on to the beach in Frankton yesterday - the third blocked-pipe incident in Queenstown in recent months.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will install information plaques to outline the history of some of the district's distinctive trees this year.
Smashing crockery, throwing gumboots and straining against a horizontal bungy were among the family fun activities at the Upper Clutha Presbyterian Parish's annual holiday gala at the Wanaka Showgrounds on Saturday.
Patrols will be out in force in Queenstown and Wanaka during the busy summer period, ensuring recreational lake users are adhering to the rules.
The quick solution or ''silver bullet'' to building the proposed $50 million Queenstown convention centre, from the Queenstown Lakes District Council's perspective, would be to have SkyCity involved, council chief executive Adam Feeley said yesterday.
Just as the Queenstown Lakes District Council-led convention centre proposal creeps forward, the developer behind the resort's second planned centre is also making moves.
Homeowners in a rural-residential part of Wanaka are up in arms over the size of sections a developer is planning for a new housing development on 3ha of land next door to them.
Use of treated human waste on farmland in Australia is widespread but in New Zealand it seems to be an idea just too hard to swallow. Local authorities such as the Queenstown Lakes District Council are trying to find a place for growing piles of ''biosolids'', as Mark Price reports.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council plans to find a new, cheaper way to slow down traffic passing through Cardrona between Wanaka and Queenstown.
In the old days, a public meeting saw upright citizens gathering in a draughty public hall.
Concerns linger over a proposed sludge-drying facility near Luggate, with more assurances being sought from those behind the project.
The provision of ultrafast broadband to the Wanaka CBD is not yet a done deal, and the Queenstown Lakes District Council is still to approve its financial contribution.