Queenstown council

Light shone on subsidies

A new Queenstown business will lobby City Hall to introduce incentives encouraging ratepayers to go green. Julian Fuchs, area manager for Thermo Solar, got on board with Christchurch-based boss Zane Wilson Young after spotting a job ad. Wilson Young has been...
Queenstown Airport's new park and ride will have an extra 150 carpark spaces to ease traffic woes. The airport company – majority-owned by the local council – has applied for consent from City Hall for the service and hopes it...
OPINION: So, elections are on Saturday, October 8. A bouquet and a brickbat for our departing council. A bunch of flowers on the partial completion of our district's sewage treatment system. We are told it will be safe to swim in –...

Centre safe from parking

City Hall has no plans to bowl Frankton Golf Centre for parking. Dispelling rumours where a proposed park-and-ride trial will be based, councillor Alexa Forbes says the council-run facility isn't being considered. The green council rep, speaking to Mountain Scene while...

Boulting out of the blocks

Jim Boult is already talking to central government about a visitor levy for Queenstown. The local mayoral hopeful (right), one of five candidates for the district's top job, is a former boss of Christchurch International Airport who chairs the government's Tourism...
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