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.

Elected Members

Te Hautūtaka Matua

Councillors and Community Board Members are elected on a triennial basis (every three years). Here you can find details of current elected members including the Office of the Mayor, Councillors and the Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board. 

The Mayor Council Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board

The Mayor

Mayor Glyn Lewers was elected to Council during the 2022 Local Elections having previously served as a Councillor in the term prior.

Mayor Lewers with Mayoral chains
Image: Mayor Glyn Lewers with the Mayoral chains.

Contact Details

To contact the Office of the Mayor via his Executive Assistant, Topaz River, please contact:

TEL: +64 3450 0444 

To contact Mayor Glyn Lewers directly, please contact:

TEL: +64 21 244 5004 


Your elected members from the triennial general election of the Queenstown Lakes District Council can be seen pictured below. 

Group photo of 2022 QLDC Elected Members
Left to right: Matthew Wong, Quentin Smith, Niki Gladding, Lisa Guy, Cody Tucker, Mayor Glyn Lewers, Craig Feguson, Esther Whitehead, Neeta Shetty, Gavin Bartlett, Lyal Cocks and Barry Bruce.

Queenstown-Whakatipu Ward

Arrowtown-Kawarau Ward

Wānaka-Upper Clutha Ward

Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board

Those elected to the Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board can be seen pictured below with Mayor Glyn Lewers, Deputy Mayor Quentin Smith and Councillors from the Wānaka-Upper Clutha Ward.

Group photo of the Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board
Left to right: Lyal Cocks, Barry Bruce, Deputy Mayor Quentin Smith, Simon Telfer, Lindia Joll, Mayor Glyn Lewers, Chris Hadfield and Cody Tucker (John Wellington not pictured).

Your Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board:

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