$250m village plan

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown developer has brought forward his plans for a third Wakatipu retirement village to counter thousands of Covid-19 pandemic-related tourism job losses. Chris Meehan is proposing his $250 million, 162-residential-unit complex, dubbed Northbrook Retirement Village, including a private...

Waste water bid

A recommendation to decline a Queenstown Lakes District Council application for a district-wide wastewaster discharge consent doesn't engage with reality, a hearing's been told. Counsel Janette Campbell told Otago Regional Council commissioners such a consent is the "responsible and transparent...

Three Waters details revealed

Hundreds of thousands of dollars will be spent upgrading a $30 million Queenstown waste-water plant that opened last year. But City Hall says the Shotover plant was always going to be completed in two stages. Queenstown's council's released a list of...