A family woman with experience of sport and recreation in Auckland will take control of all leisure activities and facilities for the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
After concerns from the Queenstown Lakes District Council and the public, it is recommended the council not adopt a draft proposal on establishing guaranteed fees for resource consent activities.
Tomorrow, the Queenstown Lakes District Council will be asked to adopt a solution to even out the rates collected across the district.
The proposal to provide "more certainty" about the cost of resource consent applications by way of a fixed price will result in simple applications subsidising more complex ones, some submitters say.
An elm tree on Centennial Ave in Arrowtown which was sawn in half and nailed back together, then died as a result, has added to the spate of trees being pruned without Queenstown Lakes District Council consent.
Labour Day means an extra day of rest for many, but Skippers Canyon Tourist operators will be praying for a full day's work, come October 22.
The Cardrona Residents' and Ratepayers' Association approves of the idea of piping the town's waste water to Wanaka for treatment - but wants the answer to one major question: how much would it cost?
A proposal for a new sludge disposal option for the Project Pure waste water treatment plant in Wanaka has been dealt a major blow.
Less talk, more action is the message Cardrona Hotel manager Peter Byrne has for the Queenstown Lakes District Council over the township's waste water problems.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council's transport committee has been told "don't get your hopes up" for extra road funding by the New Zealand Transport Agency.
Seven expressions of interest have been received by the Queenstown Lakes District Council for the development of 4ha of prime Queenstown real estate at Lakeview.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is not ruling out building its proposed new offices on council-owned land.
A record 35 entries were received for this year's TrustPower Queenstown Lakes District Community Awards, which recognise and celebrate volunteers for the contribution they make to the community.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is pondering whether to join the proposed South Island Strategic Alliance.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is opposed to the Otago Regional Council's plan change 6A designed to maintain and improve the quality of water in the province's waterways.
More services have been made available online, more will follow and counter hours will be reduced in a bid to recover costs at Lakes Environmental.
Queenstown Lakes district councillors will discuss topics ranging from dog registrations and car parking to community associations at their meeting tomorrow. "Urgent action" must be taken to change parking rules outside the Wakatipu High School gates on Gorge Rd, the school has advised the QLDC, in a letter.
Seven of 14 proposals regarding Queenstown Lakes District Council office accommodation should proceed to stage two of the process, the council has decided.
Despite occupancy at all four Queenstown Lakes District Council holiday parks being down at least 20% this past winter, park manager Greg Hartshorne will present a report to council tomorrow saying they are operating "in a profitable manner".
A public workshop this week will focus on the "long-term big picture" for Earnslaw Park after consultation on a proposed upgrade raised several ideas for the downtown reserve.