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.
A long running legal battle between rival Queenstown jet boat companies has gone another round in court.
What do the candidates in the 2010 Queenstown Lakes District Council election stand for? The Otago Daily Times has given all nominees the opportunity to answer two questions.
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''.
Landowners will deny access to informal trails if a Queenstown Lakes District Council plan change is not amended, Wanaka high-country farmer John Aspinall told the Environment Court in Queenstown yesterday.
Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Duncan Field has been replaced, much to his disappointment.
The increasing risk of conflict between noise sensitive residents, accommodation operators and bar owners is "Queenstown's Achilles heel", Queenstown Lakes district councillor John Mann says.
Banning campervans from car parks in the Queenstown CBD is being considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
A mobile-phone text message could warn Queenstown Lakes district residents of emergencies or public health issues, as the result of a council initiative.
Confusion about parking times in Wanaka's Helwick St should be a thing of the past within a matter of weeks, Queenstown Lakes District Council Wanaka service centre manager Barbara East confirmed this week.
During the next 10 days, Queenstown Lakes district residents have the chance to have their say on how the council should prioritise its work and spending over the next 12 months. Henrietta Kjaer takes a look at some of the main issues in the QLDC's draft annual plan.
Destination Queenstown (DQ), Lakes Leisure and the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce are calling for the Queenstown Lakes District Council to help set up an event management organisation.
The hearing of an application to store and discharge treated sewage sludge on a Tarras farm has been postponed while the Queenstown Lakes District Council seeks legal advice.
Arts funding by the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has been cut from the draft annual plan and there is no guarantee of reinstatement after 2010-11.
A total of 19 complaints about the smell coming from Wanaka's $21.5 million wastewater treatment facility Project Pure have been lodged with the Otago Regional Council this month.
The deal between the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) and Auckland International Airport Ltd (AIAL) was aired at an invitation-only meeting in Queenstown on Thursday.
The Wanaka Rodeo Club's intention to develop part of the 49ha Albert Town reserve received a favourable hearing from a Queenstown Lakes District Council hearings panel in Wanaka yesterday.
The Upper Clutha Environmental Society has successfully had a second court costs application set aside in the Environment Court.
At 5pm Clive Geddes will walk out of the council offices on Gorge Rd for the last time as mayor of the Queenstown Lakes district - and resume a private life which has been on the back burner for the past nine years.
From Monday Queenstown drivers will have fewer options for free parking as Queenstown Lakes District Council looks to slash its $1.1 million parking debt and encourage tourists and shoppers into the CBD.