A controversial proposed control regarding newspaper stands was deleted from a draft Queenstown Lakes District Council bylaw yesterday, but an amended provision may yet be included.
Submissions on the draft Control of Activities and Obstructions in Public Places Bylaw will be heard by a Queenstown Lakes District Council subcommittee on Monday.
Funds will be set aside to investigate and remove potentially dangerous trees on rural roads in the Queenstown Lakes area.
The Queenstown Lakes District is urging local groups to apply for funds to ensure a larger portion of the income from poker machines is retained within the community.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has been warned it may face a costs order against it for presenting landscape evidence to the Environment Court that appeared to be out of step with accepted professional practice in New Zealand and had created extra work for other parties.
A new fee proposal for the use of sports and community facilities in the Queenstown Lakes district will go to a public hearing after 64 submissions were received, the majority opposed to the scheme.
Evidence presented at the Parkins Bay golf resort Environment Court hearing in Wanaka this week and last has focused on the appellants' suspicions the application is not all it seems.
Burials in the Queenstown Lakes district are to become more expensive, after a set of proposed new fees was approved by the council at a meeting yesterday.
A Queenstown landowner and contractor would be issued with a formal warning after being found to have illegally connected to a community water supply, Queenstown Lakes District Council general manager regulatory and corporate Roger Taylor said.
Banning campervans from car parks in the Queenstown CBD is being considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
A consultation document on a new model of health care for the Wakatipu area is expected to be released next week.
Plan change hearings in May on the controversial Arrowtown South project and on urban boundaries in the Queenstown Lakes district will be chaired by district councillors Gillian Macleod and Lyal Cocks.
Frankton's Kawarau Playground will benefit from a $25,000 landscaping upgrade, after the Queenstown Lakes District Council's community services committee approved the project at a meeting last week.
The Queenstown Recreation Ground has been chosen as the site for new public toilets.
Don't be surprised if you see Queenstown Lakes Mayor Clive Geddes zipping around on his Ducati motorbike or push-bike next month.
The Wakatipu Sports User Group is reminding sports clubs to put in submissions to the Queenstown Lakes District Council's draft community facilities funding policy.
The tennis courts at Frankton will get a $99,000 makeover after one of the courts was closed because it was too dangerous to play on.
Five properties will be added to the Lake Hayes water scheme, after the Queenstown Lakes District Council's utilities committee approved an extension to the scheme.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council may soon take ownership of the land at the entrance to Lake Hayes Estate, and responsibility for its maintenance.
Queenstown Marina Developments has confirmed it has been shortlisted by the Queenstown Lakes District Council to submit design plans for a marina at Frankton.