Community Priorities:  Community Development, Preserve and enhance the environment, Education, Diverse Economy, Build Self-sufficiency, Infrastructure/facilities

Over 65 members of the Glenorchy community came together in April 2015 over two days to discuss the challenges facing their community and their long term vision for the area.   The community is diverse, passionate and vibrant.  A volunteer taskforce returned their draft report to the public in November 2016 for feedback.  The final report is now available. 


Glenorchy Forum Documents & Reports

Glenorchy Community Gardens - Discussion meeting

15 Sep 2017


One of the recommendations included in the Glenorchy Community Visioning report was to investigate the establishment of community gardens.  Come along to the Glenorchy Hall on 23rd September to discuss further!  Details below!


Glenorchy Community Garden

Glenorchy Community Forum Report

Glenorchy Community Forum Report

13 Oct 2016


Following the original forum in April 2015 the taskforce proposes the following vision for the Glenorchy Community and 9 key recommendations to achieving the vision. 

Have your say on the report by joining us on Tuesday November 9th 2016 at 6pm.  RSVP: [email protected]

“A unique community that fosters and embraces individuality and innovation, encourages resilience and promotes community vitality and collaboration.  The Glenorchy community has a collective strong voice that advocates for positive change.

 Glenorchy has infrastructure to support a thriving boutique local economy in keeping with the rural landscape, actively protects and enhances the natural environment, collectively works towards providing their own resources (self-sufficiency).” 



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The Queenstown Lakes District is a unique area facing unique challenges.  Many agencies and individuals are focused on the problems of today. Without knowing where we want to go, how can we move in the right direction? 

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