Tag Archives: Local Government

It’s all about the wai – again

Super important ORC meeting Wednesday 12th May. Join us https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC77y56iqIzQYFTyLKUHzQXg Continue reading

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Another letter, calling time on ORC

The drums are now beating for ORC itself with Fish & Game at least ready to fire the council and bring in commissoners. Continue reading

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The letter, should plans be delayed?

Trying to sort out water planning has blasted open a division between the elected members of the council culminating on March 25 in a surprise letter from 7 councillors being sent to the chair and the other councillors before being released in media on the morning of the 26th. Continue reading

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Water everywhere – councillor update #3

This update is all about water and what’s happened since Minister David Parker and Judge Peter Skelton put a metaphorical bomb under ORC’s water planning processes. If you’re new to this, you’ll find the information – a press release, the … Continue reading

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Talking about restoring Lake Hayes – a model for the district?

Photo credit:  Destination Queenstown  Lake Hayes in Autumn Otago Regional Council (ORC) Dunstan ward candidates Alexa Forbes and Richard Bowman have worked together to provide you with this look at the Lake Hayes restoration plan.  The pair have separate interests in … Continue reading

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Dumbo is in the house

*Update, the Tonkin and Taylor report refered to in the Climate Action Plan is now in the public arena.  The Community Inventory report notes that the per capita carbon footprint of Queenstown residents is 18 tCO2e/person and 50% of this … Continue reading

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