Covid-19 Information and Updates

As of 30th March, Council offices are closed to the general public. Although we are no longer doing face to face we can still assist you on phone, email, by post or if you drop a letter in our new post box outside the Queenstown office.

Events around Covid-19 are unfolding rapidly. Each day we will provide updates on where to access best government information around the pandemic, effects on Council services and community and information on economic support and operating local businesses. Please stay safe, practice social distancing and good hygiene.

Information on Health, Restrictions & Council Operations

Information about Economic Support & Rates

Information on Local Business Operations

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Mayor on Air

Submit your questions for the Mayor and listen to previous Mayor on Air segments here! 

Every week The Mayor along with a Council representative sits down in the 7Xs studio and addresses topical issues for the West Coast and Council. Community can also submit their listener questions for the Mayor to answer! Whilst we enjoy the listener calls, it should be noted that listeners/callers to Mayor on Air should still lodge their request/query by contacting Council.  People can call 64 714 700, email, lodge a request from this website (Service Request), or call into the Office in Queenstown.

If you want to listen in Mayor on Air plays each Friday morning at 8:30am on 7xs local radio. You can listen live online as well! If you miss the segment, 7xs will replay through the next week or you can catch up at their website!