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Ko kā Kaupapa Matua
Get the latest news on the major projects being delivered right across the district.
Transport and roading
Way To Go
Read about investigations underway that over time will transform the Whakatipu transport experience.
Schools to Pool Active Travel Route
Construction of Stage 2 and Stage 3 of the Schools to Pool active travel route is about to begin.
Upper Clutha Safety Improvements Programme
Intersection safety upgrades around Wānaka and the Upper Clutha.
Arthurs Point Shared Pathway
We’re upgrading the pathway between McChesney Bridge, Arthurs Point and Queenstown.
Three Waters upgrades
Shotover Country Borefield and treatment plant
New water infrastructure to meet the changing needs of the nearby communities.
Upper Clutha Wastewater Conveyance Scheme
A new scheme to respond to and futureproof Hāwea’s wastewater needs.
Proposed Cardrona water supply scheme
A new reticulated community water supply scheme is planned for Cardrona.
Parks, property and community facilities
Blue-Green Network Plan
A collection of all parks, open spaces, trails, streets and waterways in the Queenstown Lakes District.
Environmental Monitoring System
A trial to monitor conditions within Ben Lomond and Mount Iron Reserves is underway.
Planning and development
Ladies Mile Masterplan
A masterplan has been adopted. A District Plan Change will be publicly notified soon.
Completed or on hold
Ballantyne Road upgrade
Safety improvements for a section of Ballantyne Road in Wānaka are now complete.
Cardrona Valley Wastewater upgrade
A reticulated community wastewater scheme for Cardrona is now complete.
Luggate Memorial Centre
An innovative new Passive House Community Hall for Luggate is now complete.
Mayoral housing affordability taskforce
An overview of the Mayor's programme to address local housing needs
Recreation Ground pump station
An essential wastewater upgrade for the Queenstown Town Centre is now complete.
A proposed local visitor levy on short term visitor accommodation is currently on hold.
Western Water Supply upgrade
A new water main pipe and pump station to improve capacity and resilience in Western Wānaka.
Willow Place Wastewater Upgrade
An essential wastewater upgrade for the Kelvin Heights area is now complete.
We're regularly asking for feedback or ideas on projects being delivered on behalf of the community. Your feedback is a valuable part of shaping the future of our district
All of our consultation projects are located over on ‘Let’s Talk’. Let’s Talk is our online engagement platform. Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say! Join loads of other locals signing up to get involved in the projects that matter to them – head to letstalk.qldc.govt.nz and register today!
Ten Year Plans
Council prioritises and funds major projects via its Ten Year Plan. You can see the latest Ten Year Plan in our Council Documents section.
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