Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Earnslaw Park Kiosk

Earnslaw Park Kiosk

Queenstown Lakes District Council is looking for a big idea to fill a small space in a prime position on Queenstown’s lakefront.

The Council is seeking proposals from people interested in renting a 2.6m² space in the new Earnslaw Park toilet block. The area has been set aside specially to be used as a business or service kiosk.

QLDC community services manager Paul Wilson says the space could be ideal for a number of ventures.

“The kiosk could be set up as a visitor information or ticketing centre or perhaps even a news stand, a florist or a fruit stall,” he said. ”No doubt there are other uses we haven’t even thought of. It’s a great site with lots of potential.”

Mr Wilson said all proposals would be considered in terms of how they increased the amenity of Earnslaw Park, added to the convenience of users of the park and how well they fitted in with the building’s operation as a public toilet facility.

The Council previously rejected a proposed café on the park but elected to seek proposals for the small kiosk space. The kiosk utilises spare space in the proposed public toilets and does not alter the foot print of the building.

If the Council finds a proposal it likes, it will then consult with the public prior to granting a lease.

More information including plans of the kiosk can be found online at http://www.qldc.govt.nz/public_notices


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Minister of Finance: Plan Shows $100 Billion Infrastructure Projects

Finance Minister Bill English has today launched the Government’s Ten Year Capital Intentions Plan (CIP) which shows a pipeline of $100.9 billion worth of infrastructure projects over the next decade. More>>


Werewolf: Safe Landings Gordon Campbell on the safety challenge to the Wellington runway extension.

The safety-related legal challenge revolves around the size of the 90 metre long Runway End Safety Area (RESA) being proposed for the runway extension. More>>


Environment Commissioner: We Need To Work Together On Climate Change And Farming

“The debate around agricultural emissions and the ETS has been polarised for too long,” said the Commissioner. “But the ETS is not the only way forward – there are other things that can be done.” More>>


NZ Super Fund: Seeking To Put A Market Price On Climate Change

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Superannuation Fund says it will devise a set of rules to assess investment winners and losers under climate change, a strategy that could rule out fossil fuels or producers such as current portfolio member Exxon ... More>>


Rejuvenation: Parata Will Not Contest 2017 Election

Education Minister and National List MP Hekia Parata has today announced that she will not be contesting the next election. She advised the Prime Minister of her decision earlier this year. More>>

Prisons Grow: Government Approves Plans For Increased Prison Capacity

Despite significant progress in reducing crime the number of prisoners has increased faster than projected. This is because the proportion of offenders charged with serious crimes has risen, meaning more people are being remanded in custody and serving more of their sentences in prison. More>>


Gordon Campbell: On Plastic Bag Activism, And Street Harassment

Amusing to see the Act Party experiencing another outbreak of young fogey-ism. What has aroused the ire of Act Leader David Seymour this time is the introduction of a Greens private members bill to the ballot process, calling for a 15 cents levy on plastic bags to reduce pollution. More>>


Unclear Weapons: US Navy Ship Cleared To Visit NZ For Navy's 75th

United States Navy ship, the USS Sampson, has been given clearance to visit New Zealand next month by Prime Minister John Key... “The process for considering the visit by the USS Sampson is the same as that used for all ships attending the International Naval Review." More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news