Ladies Mile

The brother of a former Prime Minister and a high-profile developer are locked in a fierce legal battle over a multi-million dollar piece of Queenstown land. Conor English, brother of Sir Bill English, and developer Wayne Foley are grappling over...
Queenstown's councillors have drawn a line in the sand over development on Ladies Mile, and sent a strong message to the NZ Transport Agency, over concerns about traffic and transport infrastructure. Councillors voted to decline three Special Housing Area (SHA)...

Millions at risk

A $24 million pot of infrastructure funding could disappear into thin air if housing developments aren't approved for Ladies Mile. The clock is ticking for the Housing Infrastructure Fund, which would provide millions of dollars in interest-free loans to the...

Battle for Ladies Mile

Queenstown's council has snapped up a prime Ladies Mile property, as locals paint a grim picture of over-development. The council yesterday announced a surprise move to buy a high profile, 14.6 hectare site with a capital value of $6.41 million. Mayor...

Council buys high profile land

Queenstown's council has splashed out on a high-profile, multi-million dollar Ladies Mile property. In a press release the council said the site would ''provide a variety of facilities for Lake Hayes/Shotover Country residents as well as the wider community''. The site,...

Crunch point

Developers of a proposed 156-lot subdivision at Queenstown's Ladies Mile and neighbours are shaping up for a battle over traffic congestion. Neighbours, including hundreds of Shotover Country residents, already face huge peak-hour delays getting on to the State Highway 6...
Queenstown's council is having a procrastination moment about housing affordability along Ladies Mile. It asked for submissions and got a mixed response. Predictably, a few land owners warmed to the notion of a bank balance windfall. Others were less sanguine. We're told...
Queenstown council bosses want the resort's tree-lined entrance to be opened up for potential development. In a report to Thursday's full council meeting, planning bosses Tony Avery and Blair Devlin -- who previously ran secret meetings promoting a potential carve-up...
Queenstown's council is to be congratulated for having the vision to create a masterplan for Ladies Mile that embraces public transport, green spaces and a community hub, writes Glenpanel Homestead co-owner Mark Tylden. If it is rolled out, it will lead...
OPINION: Progress is great, isn't it, David Williams asks. After years of political slumber in Queenstown, of needless cost-cutting and ridiculous attempts to keep rates steady, there seems to be an attitude to roll up the sleeves and get things...
Discussions by district councillors at last month's council meeting raised some serious concerns for me, writes Keri Lemaire-Sicre. It reinforced what most of us have known for some time. That is, the special housing areas are not providing affordable housing –...
More than 2800 residential units could be built along Ladies Mile, near Queenstown, an indicative master plan for the area shows. The council's plan - revealed to media yesterday but initially revealed secretly to landowners - covers an area of 136ha...
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