Public Meeting Report 2014

Hawea Community Association Public Meeting Saturday 11th January 2014 PRESENT: 52 List appended. APOLOGIES: Ron & Chris Sasse, John Taylor, Judith & Ian Shawe, Jimmy Cotter, Jane & Ian Forsyth, Ross McCrobie, Marty Black, Jude Battson, G&D Ballantyne, Michael Johnson. Dennis Hughes moved the apologies be accepted. AGREED Dennis Hughes (Chair) welcomed everyone to the […]

20 campers get notices

More than 20 camper van occupants have been issued with infringement notices for freedom camping in the Lake Hawea township and beach area so far this summer. For the second year, Lake Hawea volunteer community wardens have been able to issue $200 infringement notices when campers breach Queenstown Lakes District Council freedom camping bylaws. Volunteer […]

Spotlight on night sky light pollution

How to minimise light pollution dominated discussion at a meeting of the Lake Hawea Community Association at the weekend. President Dennis Hughes said yesterday, while the association had not yet decided on a course of action, the 68 people who attended wanted more information about the impact of public lighting on night-sky views. ”It is […]

Queenstown Lakes District Council advises that Hawea residents need no longer boil their drinking water.

Samples of treated water in the reticulated supply have been clear of e-coli for the last three days. Because e-coli is still being detected in the daily samples of untreated lake water, chlorination will continue in the meantime as a precaution. The decision will be reviewed early next week. The taste of chlorine in tap […]

Hawea residents are being told to boil their drinking water for the next three days as run-off into the lake is being blamed for bacteria.

Residents in the Central Otago town are being told to boil their drinking water for the next three days because bacteria has been found in the tap water. Low levels of e-coli have been found in the town’s reticulated supply, the Queenstown Lakes District Council said on Tuesday. It would be chlorinating the water as […]

Hawea residents advised to boil water

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 12:30 pm Press Release: Queenstown Lakes District Council Hawea residents advised to boil water Hawea residents are advised to boil their drinking water after routine testing found low levels of e-coli in the town’s reticulated supply. The requirement to boil water for drinking and food preparation will remain until three consecutive […]