Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board

The Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board represents your local community and advocates to Queenstown-Lakes District Council about local issues, including public transport and facilities such as libraries and parks. The board is made up of four members. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board election.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

  • Maintain a regular liaision with all arts, culture, sports and recreation groups and address any issues/requirements they have.

    Progress the community consultation on future sport and recreation facilities.

    Encourage the investigation into a new arts and cultural centre.

  • Continue to fully resource the Wānaka library.

    Support the creation of a new performing arts venue in Wānaka.

    Ensure the newly proposed Ballantyne Road sports facilities are future proofed for community growth.

  • Support ongoing development of sport and recreation facilities for our rapidly growing Wānaka community.

    Support ongoing development of sport and recreation facilities for our rapidly growing Wānaka community.

    Strong support for libraries as a key community facility.

  • Provide an arts and cultural centre in Wānaka to celebrate performing arts and music.

    Review the use of public reserves to allow for more festivals and gatherings and provide a space for people to come together.

    Review the policy around liquor outlets surrounding communities to a ratio of the population in the community above drinking age.

  • Maintain a regular liaision with all arts, culture, sports and recreation groups and address any issues/requirements they have.

    Progress the community consultation on future sport and recreation facilities.

    Encourage the investigation into a new arts and cultural centre.

  • Continue to fully resource the Wānaka library.

    Support the creation of a new performing arts venue in Wānaka.

    Ensure the newly proposed Ballantyne Road sports facilities are future proofed for community growth.

  • Support ongoing development of sport and recreation facilities for our rapidly growing Wānaka community.

    Support ongoing development of sport and recreation facilities for our rapidly growing Wānaka community.

    Strong support for libraries as a key community facility.

  • Provide an arts and cultural centre in Wānaka to celebrate performing arts and music.

    Review the use of public reserves to allow for more festivals and gatherings and provide a space for people to come together.

    Review the policy around liquor outlets surrounding communities to a ratio of the population in the community above drinking age.