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What’s the lifetime value of a visitor? The call goes out for an answer
10 Sep 2021   /

What’s the lifetime value of a visitor? The call goes out for an answer

Queenstown Lakes, Central Otago and Auckland are funding the hunt for an answer to the question puzzling industry.


Hospo/tourism tech cluster development seeks feedback
30 Jul 2021   /

Hospo/tourism tech cluster development seeks feedback

The development of the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s hospitality and tourism technology cluster is currently in a “discovery phase”, says leader of the project Kevin Sharpe.


QLDC to consider new commercial activities on lakefront
28 Jul 2021  

QLDC to consider new commercial activities on lakefront

Queenstown Lakes District Council is set to consider Thursday new commercial activities along the foreshore as part of partial review of the Queenstown Bay Foreshore Reserves Management Plan 2016.


QLDC seeks freedom camping feedback
6 Jul 2021   /

QLDC seeks freedom camping feedback

Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking feedback on freedom camping in the district via a survey.


…another regional airport battle comes to an end – for now
13 May 2021   /

…another regional airport battle comes to an end – for now

Queenstown Lakes District Council will not appeal the High Court decision that ruled Wānaka Airport’s 100-year lease unlawful.


Boult: “Tarras airport is a pipe dream – it’ll never happen”
26 Mar 2021   /

Boult: “Tarras airport is a pipe dream – it’ll never happen”

QLDC’s mayor dismisses a claim Wanaka Airport would have to shut down if CIAL’s Tarras proposal goes ahead.


Tourism Queenstown’s saviour and Achilles’ heel – report
9 Feb 2021  

Tourism Queenstown’s saviour and Achilles’ heel – report

The resort’s reliance on tourism left it vulnerable and exposed, says QLDC.


Queenstown campground operators appointed
18 Dec 2020   /

Queenstown campground operators appointed

A “comprehensive redevelopment” is in store after Queenstown Lakes District Council granted a lease over land for Frankton Campground.


New lookout for Glenorchy-Queenstown road
9 Oct 2020   /

New lookout for Glenorchy-Queenstown road

Queenstown Lakes District Council, the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai and Kāi Tahu will create a new safe viewing area along the Glenorchy-Queenstown road overlooking Lake Wakatipu.


QLDC starts hazard work near Skyline
25 Sep 2020   /

QLDC starts hazard work near Skyline

Queenstown Lakes District Council has begin work removing rockfall hazards near the Skyline gondola cableway above central Queenstown.


Alliance to deliver key projects in Queenstown
24 Sep 2020   /

Alliance to deliver key projects in Queenstown

Queenstown Lakes District Council and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will enter into an alliance to deliver a number of infrastructure projects in Wakatipu to improve the town centre experience for locals and visitors.


QLDC launches ideas platform to help recovery
24 Jul 2020   /

QLDC launches ideas platform to help recovery

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s community-driven ideas platform, Torokiki, is now live and open for ideas on how the district can recover from Covid-19.


QLDC to start Lakeview site demolition
15 Jul 2020   /

QLDC to start Lakeview site demolition

It marks the beginning of the transformation of the 10-hectare Lakeview site into an extension of the Queenstown CBD.


Bridge options to be explored at Shotover River
14 Jul 2020   /

Bridge options to be explored at Shotover River

Queenstown Lakes District Council calling for local feedback on proposed options to improve crossing the Kimiākau Shotover River, complementing the Edith Cavell Bridge.


TNZ’s Sharp named in QLDC recovery advisory group
18 Jun 2020   /

TNZ’s Sharp named in QLDC recovery advisory group

Tourism New Zealand board’s deputy chair, Roger Sharpe, has been named a member of Queenstown’s Regenerative Recovery Advisory Group.


QLDC offers rates relief for visitor accommodation houses
25 May 2020   /

QLDC offers rates relief for visitor accommodation houses

“Visitor accommodation has been particularly affected by Covid-19.”


Boult endorses Greatest Needs Fund for Queenstown
24 Apr 2020   /

Boult endorses Greatest Needs Fund for Queenstown

A new fund established by the Wakatipu Community Foundation in response to the Covid-19 crisis to support the district’s most vulnerable residents will help address central government funding gaps, says Queenstown mayor Jim Boult.


Boult backs calls for extension of jobseeker benefit to migrants
22 Apr 2020   /

Boult backs calls for extension of jobseeker benefit to migrants

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has backed calls to help migrants access the government’s jobseeker benefit during the Covid-19 outbreak.


Dozens of Queenstown operators in line for rent relief
17 Apr 2020  

Dozens of Queenstown operators in line for rent relief

Around 75 tourism and hospitality businesses are in line for a QLDC rent reprieve.


Trail users urged to stick to lockdown rules
9 Apr 2020   /

Trail users urged to stick to lockdown rules

The Queenstown Lakes District Council is reminding track and trail users to stick to Covid-19 lockdown rules, especially social distancing.


Queentown to establish Covid-19 recovery taskforce
8 Apr 2020  

Queentown to establish Covid-19 recovery taskforce

Queenstown Lakes District mayor Jim Boult is establishing two recovery taskforces to help the district prepare for post-Covid-19 lockdown.


QLDC issues walking track safety reminder
3 Apr 2020   /

QLDC issues walking track safety reminder

A lockdown track etiquette reminder has been issued by Queenstown Lakes District Council.


Boult: Consider others, including tourists, during lockdown
24 Mar 2020   /

Boult: Consider others, including tourists, during lockdown

Queenstown Lakes District Council mayor Jim Boult is urging people to consider others, including stranded tourists, as the region prepares for the four-week lockdown.


Boult: “Cool heads” needed as Covid-19 arrives in resort
17 Mar 2020   /

Boult: “Cool heads” needed as Covid-19 arrives in resort

Queenstown Lakes District mayor Jim Boult is calling for calm following the first confirmed case of Covid-19 in the district.


QLDC launches online airport feedback
21 Feb 2020   /

QLDC launches online airport feedback

Queenstown Lakes District Council has launched online feedback on the future of airports in the region.


QLDC releases airport assessment scope for airport development
16 Jan 2020   /

QLDC releases airport assessment scope for airport development

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has released the scope of the report it commissioned from MartinJenkins on economic and social impact assessments of future airport development in the district. 


QLDC: Lake levels dropping, clean up continues
13 Dec 2019   /

QLDC: Lake levels dropping, clean up continues

Wakatipu and Wānaka lake levels have continued to recede, allowing Queenstown Lakes District Council to continue clean-up efforts across the district and particularly in the Wānaka CBD.


QLDC considers new governance process over QAC
10 Dec 2019   /

QLDC considers new governance process over QAC

Queenstown Lakes District Council is considering an entirely new process to influence Queenstown Airport Corporation’s  Statement of Intent outcomes over the district’s airports.


QLDC harbour master: Stay off lakes and rivers
6 Dec 2019   /

QLDC harbour master: Stay off lakes and rivers

Queenstown Lakes District Council’s harbour master Marty Black is advising boats to stay off lakes and rivers as lake levels remain high, with strong winds adding further risk to the region.


Community group calls on QLDC to stop Wanaka Airport work
27 Nov 2019   /

Community group calls on QLDC to stop Wanaka Airport work

A community group that has applied for a judicial review against Queenstown Lakes District Council’s airport plans has urged the local authority to stop its work on the project.


QLDC appoints consultant to assess airport plans
14 Nov 2019   /

QLDC appoints consultant to assess airport plans

Queenstown Lakes District Council has appointed consultants MartinJenkins to undertake economic and social impact assessments related to controversial airport expansion plans in the district.


Trees to be cleared at Skyline Queenstown
7 Nov 2019   /

Trees to be cleared at Skyline Queenstown

A band of conifer trees either side of the Skyline gondola in Queenstown will be cleared, Queenstown Lakes District Council and Skyline Queenstown confirmed.


Queenstown looks at freedom camping ban in new areas
11 Oct 2019   /

Queenstown looks at freedom camping ban in new areas

Queenstown Lakes District Council is proposing freedom camping be prohibited in new areas across the district in the wake of strong residential growth.


Queenstown Lakes aims high with “world’s premier destination” vision
10 Dec 2018  

Queenstown Lakes aims high with “world’s premier destination” vision

Queenstown Lakes District Council has launched its draft Beyond 2050 vision for the region, which includes the lofty goal of being the world’s premier destination.


Hotspots earmark funds for hubs, compliance, education
17 Aug 2018   /

Hotspots earmark funds for hubs, compliance, education

Two new camping hubs, increased signage and personnel and education programmes and advertising are among the initiatives that Queenstown Lakes District Council plans to bring forward.


Queenstown, Wanaka explore unified approach to tourism, business
4 May 2018   /

Queenstown, Wanaka explore unified approach to tourism, business

Queenstown and Wanaka business, tourism and council leaders have agreed to adopt a unified approach to regional issues during a “ground-breaking” meeting this week.


QLDC asked to authorise freedom camping changes
6 Feb 2018   /

QLDC asked to authorise freedom camping changes

QLDC has been asked to authorise restrictions as the first steps towards addressing irresponsible behaviour by a minority of freedom campers.


Fitch rates Queenstown – here’s what it has to say
1 Feb 2018  

Fitch rates Queenstown – here’s what it has to say

One of the world’s ‘Big Three’ credit ratings agencies has for the first time assessed Queenstown’s financial prospects. 


Minister to launch Queenstown tourism conference
30 Nov 2017  

Minister to launch Queenstown tourism conference

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis will launch The Great Southern Tourism Opportunity event in Queenstown tonight alongside the resort’s mayor, Jim Boult. 


QLDC clarifies visitor accommodation rules
10 Nov 2017  

QLDC clarifies visitor accommodation rules

Queenstown Lakes District Council unanimously voted to proceed with public notification of revised rules for Residential Visitor Accommodation, at its extraordinary meeting on Wednesday.


Queenstown votes to curb short-term lets
9 Nov 2017   /

Queenstown votes to curb short-term lets

Queenstown Lakes District Council has continued to crack down on residential ratepayers renting out their homes by voting for stricter short-term visitor accommodation rules.


QLDC: Visitor accommodation rules to be reconsidered
8 Nov 2017  

QLDC: Visitor accommodation rules to be reconsidered

Queenstown Lakes District Council will consider proposed new rules on Residential Visitor Accommodation at an extraordinary meeting today.


New airport directors appointed
4 Oct 2017   /

New airport directors appointed

Queenstown Lakes District Council resolved to appoint two new directors for Queenstown Airport Corporation in November to replace retiring directors John Gilks and James Hadley.


$135K contestable fund considered for resort businesses
27 Sep 2017  

$135K contestable fund considered for resort businesses

A new contestable fund to support economic development in the District will be considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council at its meeting this Thursday.


QLDC: Near-drowning a reminder for water safety
30 Aug 2017  

QLDC: Near-drowning a reminder for water safety

QLDC wishes to remind anyone visiting lakes or rivers in the district to take extra care around the water after a 26-year old backpacker was rescued after nearly drowning.