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Oct 01

Meet your Councillors: KPCA GM 18 October 2023

Our QLDC Whakatipu Ward and ORC Councillor representatives are joining us for our half year General Meeting on: 18 October 2023 at 7pm at the Queenstown Golf Club. We were delighted with the success of last year's meeting in the run up to the Council elections and have decided to host a discussion... read more →
Jul 11

The Airport’s Social Licence

At KPCA's hustings meetings preceding the 2019 and 2022 Queenstown Lakes District Council elections, candidates attending proceeded on the basis that the growth of Queenstown airport operations should be constrained in response to community anxieties about over-tourism, of which the continued expansion of aircraft and passenger movements was a significant... read more →
May 17

Airport Master Plan consultation: 30 May 2023 at 7pm

The Queenstown Airport is about to release its much awaited Master Plan for public consultation.  This will set out how the Airport plans to deliver on its 10-Year Strategic Plan released in September last year.  Chief Executive, Glen Sowry, who spoke at KPCA's 2022 AGM, said at the time: “One of the key... read more →
Feb 28

KPCA AGM 29 March 2023

KPCA will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 29 March 2023, at 7:00pm at the Queenstown Golf Club.   The AGM papers will be circulated nearer the day, but please mark your diaries in the meantime.  All Peninsula residents are welcome to attend, whether or not a member of KPCA.There... read more →
Aug 25

Election Hustings 2022 – What are the issues?

In line with KPCA’s practice, we are inviting Queenstown Lakes District mayoral and councilcandidates to speak directly to you at our general meeting on 21 September 2022. Mark yourdiaries – 7pm at the Queenstown Golf Club. What are the issues of concern to Peninsula residents? They can probably be captured... read more →
Jul 05

Airport Noise Boundaries and the Council election

As foreshadowed since the arrival of Glen Sowry as the new Chief Executive Officer at Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC), including at KPCA's AGM in March, QAC has confirmed in its Statement of Intent for the year to June 2023, that it will manage aeronautical growth at Queenstown Airport within the... read more →
Mar 03

Friends of Jardine Park

Calling all those who love Jardine Park as a wonderful community space. What with a wet spring and warm summer (and irrigation - thanks QLDC), the trees and shrubs of the Welcome Forest in Jardine Park have put on a staggering amount of growth in just over a year!  Infill... read more →
Feb 22

Annual General Meeting, 16 March 2022

KPCA will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 16 March 2022, at 7:00pm. Unfortunately, we cannot do so in our usual manner, given the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, we will conduct the meeting online. To participate, please register your intention by sending an email to read more →
Aug 05

Representation Review

QLDC has been reviewing its representation arrangements - the number of councillors and the way they are elected. An advisory group produced a report which was considered by the full Council at the end of June this year. The main issue debated at that meeting was the fate of the... read more →
Jul 02

The Airport Revisited

The Council has signed off on the Airport's latest Statement of Intent, despite it leaving open the possibility of seeking an expansion of the Air Noise Boundaries (ANBs) when airline demand requires it, sometime after 1 July 2024.   Back in February 2020, at the height of concerns about the impact of over-tourism and... read more →