Our Vision & Mission
Tō Tātou Matawhānui
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has the important job of making decisions alongside and on behalf of the people living in the district. These decisions are underpinned by the long term vision of the community and our own organisational values and culture.Vision Beyond 2050 Vision statements The vision in more detail Organisational mission Organisational values and culture
Vision Beyond 2050
In August 2018, Mayor Boult convened a small and diverse group to reflect the many voices and key concepts in the district, including tākata whenua, the rich heritage of the area, today's diverse communities, and the business and tourism perspectives.
The conversation grew and the next step involved a workshop with a broader group of around 50 people. The workshop was an opportunity to hear perspectives from a range of community members such as those with disabilities, young families and professionals, the elderly, iwi, farming, community support and development services, ethnic minorities, as well as representation from Central Government.
Further community engagement delivered the resulting community vision - titled 'A Unique Place. An Inspiring Future | He Wāhi Tūhāhā. He Āmua Whakaohooho'.
In March 2019, the Council unanimously agreed to commit to the vision as a guiding document to inform future decision making and planning.
We aspire to be a community that holds true to the values that collectively define what is unique about Queenstown Lakes District – our home. These vision statements underpin everything we do.
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The vision in more detail
Below you will find a link to the full Vision Beyond 2050 document and a video. This includes more detail on the community outcomes associated with each vision statement.
Our Organisational Mission
Can Do Council | Mahi Kaha
Our Organisational Values and Culture
We’re proud to have highly skilled people working hard at QLDC to deliver high quality services to everyone who lives in and visits our district.
As an organisation, we strive to be:
Helpful | Manaaki
Responsive | Rata
Respectful | Whakaute
At QLDC, our customers are important and so are our staff. Please be kind and treat our staff with respect. Personal attacks, swearing, hate speech, and abusive, offensive or threatening behaviour will not be tolerated.