Warm weather has again caused algae to become an issue for some residents on the Wanaka water supply, with the mains now being flushed in areas experiencing problems.
The surprise resignation of the Arrowtown Village Association (AVA) deputy chairwoman was largely down to differing views among committee members over the Queenstown Lakes District Council's Plan Changes 29 and 30 and the Arrowtown South Private Plan Change 39, the association said.
Queenstown Lakes district councillor Cath Gilmour has questioned the payment of $44,000 to former chief executive Duncan Field, claiming she and other councillors had no say in the decision.
Part of a plan change for Frankton has been withdrawn after the new owner of part of the Five Mile development appealed to the Environment Court.
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.
Queenstown Library is encouraging Wakatipu residents to curl up with a mystery book for Valentine's Day.
Plans to move the 139-year-old Millers Flat church from the historic St John's Presbyterian Church site to a site behind Adams Cottage, on Arrowtown's Buckingham St, will be heard in Queenstown on Friday, February 19.
Queenstown Lakes District councillors may withdraw part of a plan change for Frankton after the new owner of part of the Five Mile development appealed to the Environment Court.
The budget for Queenstown's "chronic" water and wastewater system is expected to blow out by $800,000 this financial year, to the concern of councillors.
Horse owners and riders in the Wakatipu say they have been overlooked concerning access to tracks around the region and have met representatives from the Queenstown Lakes District Council, the Department of Conservation and Wakatipu Trails Trust to solve the problem.
After 12 years as chief executive for the Queenstown Lakes District Council, Duncan Field is moving on. During his last week in the job, he talked to reporter Henrietta Kjaer about the changing face of Queenstown, the challenges and highlights of the job - and about moving on.
Arrowtown residents resoundingly oppose plans to expand the village by up to 215 homes, judging by the avalanche of opposing public submissions received by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
When the new Remarkables Primary School in Frankton opens next month, pupils and parents will see measures have been put in place to ensure a safe trip to school.
With just two days until submissions close for plan change 39: Arrowtown South, most received by the Queenstown Lakes District Council are in opposition.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is spending about $70,000 every month on faults to Queenstown's ageing water supply network.
Memberships at Alpine Health and Fitness are selling "as steadily as hoped", Lakes Leisure chief executive Fiona McKissock says.
The owner of a development near Lake Hayes plans to build a golf practice facility and public jetty on the shores of Lake Hayes.
People struggling to afford property in Central Otago could soon get help, courtesy of a group set up to address the problem of high real estate prices.