Tony Avery

Quail Rise fracas

By PHILIP CHANDLER Sparks are flying over how a section got split into two in Queenstown’s Quail Rise when subdivision’s not allowed in the suburb. Caught in the crossfire are Queenstown’s council, for allowing the subdivision, and developer David Broomfield, who...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's jumped in to defend concerns over mountain bike jumps popping up on his Malaghans Road property. Head council planner Tony Avery says ‘‘our enforcement team has been notified and is currently looking into the matter’’. Landowner Mike...

Privacy fears

By MATTHEW MCKEW Concerned Lake Hayes Estate residents fear disruption and an end to privacy if a proposed new road into the Queenstown suburb goes ahead. The route’s appeared in all three City Hall draft masterplans for developing Ladies Mile, north...
A Queenstown ratepayer's upset a hotel developer's going through the resource consent process without apparently satisfying council concerns. Coherent Hotel Ltd applied before Christmas for an eight-storey, 89-room hotel at Queenstown's Aspen Grove, below the Kamana Lakehouse hotel, which it...

Big tick

City Hall's building consents department's achieved a pass mark in its latest two-yearly assessment. The department was audited by three International Accreditation of New Zealand (IANZ) assessors over four days earlier this month, who looked at its practices and compliance...
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...

Green belt belted

Fears "another Queenstown" will be built along Ladies Mile have been sparked by council concept plans revealed at a secret meeting on Monday. What has been the rural, tree-lined entrance to Queenstown is already being transformed, as diggers carve up...
Queenstown's council has been given the green light to continue issuing building consents. The council announced in May it had been issued with 10 "corrective action requests" and four "strong recommendations" by Crown entity by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) following...
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