Terms & Conditions

Site Owner

This website is owned by Central Otago District Council and Queenstown Lakes District Council. This website is governed by the terms of use, privacy policy, disclaimer and copyright provisions of Central Otago District Councils.

Contact Details

See our Ask section for more information or to place feedback. See our Libraries page for contact details.

Content Disclaimer

Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District Councils have made every reasonable effort to provide current and accurate information on this website.

However, the Councils do not guarantee the accuracy and completeness of all information written and cannot accept responsibility for any actions taken from this information or information provided from any external links from this site.  Website users are advised to use their own judgment.

Council cannot guarantee uninterrupted and error-free access to the website and that all information downloaded from the site will be error-free or free from any defects.


Unless otherwise stated, copyright in all material on this site belongs to Central Otago & Queenstown Lakes District Councils.

Website visitors may reproduce, store and use the content of this website for personal, informational and non-commercial purposes only. Any material used from this website must have the source and copyright status of the material acknowledged.

Except as stated in the above, no portion of the content of this website, including text, graphics, photos and the Council logo, may be copied or used without the permission of the Council.

Privacy Policy

Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District Councils protects the privacy of our website users.

The collection, storage and use of personal information by Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District Councils is regulated by the Privacy Act 1993. If you provide personal information through this website we will only use that information in our dealings with you, keep that information secure and not disclose that information to a third party.

We will only use your personal information if you have given consent for us to do so. You can ask for access to your information or for corrections to be made.

For more detailed information please refer to the Privacy Act 1993.

All queries on privacy issues should be directed to the Council's Privacy Officers.

Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007

All email addresses contained within this site are for the express purpose of identifying who in Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District Councils can assist ratepayers with specific enquiries. They are not intended to be used for the purpose of Unsolicited Electronic Messages. Such use is neither deemed nor inferred in accordance with the above act.

Terms of Use

Website users cannot make any alterations or changes that interfere with how the site currently works. This includes removing or adding any information, linking to another website and distributing any part of it this site.


The Councils cannot guarantee that external sites are accurate or that they will operate correctly.