You may have noticed the road works around our Queenstown office and library located on Gorge Road. Don’t worry, both are still open so pop in and see our friendly team! For information on the road works underway, please visit our Major Projects page.

The Frankton and Wānaka Transfer Station facilities will close every Sunday, starting 27 November until 8 January 2023, due to staff shortages. Both facilities will be open 8.00am-5.00pm Monday to Saturday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Vegetation Control

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No Spray Register Weekly Spray Reports

Council contractors undertake vegetation control across the district, applying herbicides to pest plants and unwanted weed growth in footpaths and on road shoulders.

This work is carried out in both urban and rural areas, with Tordon Brushkiller and Hlyphosate used.


Join our No Spray Register

If you don't want herbicides applied to the road frontage outside your property, you can request to be added to our No Spray Register. Those currently on the No Spray Register can also request to be removed.

One condition of being added to the No Spray Register is that you must agree to take over the control of noxious weeds in your road frontage, including:

  • the verge,

  • footpath,

  • the kerb and channel area of the carriageway.

If you do not control the weeds in the road frontage of your property, our contractors will resume spraying.


Weekly Spray Reports

We post a Weekly Spray Report every Friday morning which details anticipated areas where spraying will occur during the following week. You'll find the latest report below:

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