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December 2023 – Kiwi Harvest move on site  

After untenable rent increases in August, the Hub offers up land for Kiwi Harvest to relocate to. Semi temporary containers with a shelter are errected and the new location is up and running for Xmas   

November 2023 – Wingates first draft made public  

Drawings by Wingates Architects are released to stakeholders   

August 2023 – Wingates first draft created 

Following consulation earlier in the year with stakeholders, concept ideas are revealed by Wingates  

April 2023 – Wingates Architech appointed 

Award winning Architects Wingates with previous experience with community hubs is appointed and consultation with stakeholds steps up 

March 2023 – Lease approved

QLDC & councillors approve the lease for the Whakatipu Hub 

Jan 2023 – Expression of Interest

QLDC consultation closed and no submissions received against the proposal. 

November 2022 – New Trustee

Treasurer Heath Copland is voted in as new Trustee 

November 2022 – Public Consulation of the Expression of Interest

QLDC took the Expression of Interest to the public for consultation 

June 2022 – Expression of Interest

QLDC asked for Expressions of Interest for use of land around the Queenstown Event Centre 

August 2021- Administrator Employed

Sharon Salmons was appointed 

April 2021 – Name Change

The Trust was updated to the Whakatipu Community Hub Charitable Trust

Winter 2020 – Land search continues 

The original location to build the hub falls  through so the search continues for suitable land.  Covid delays progress 

July 2019 – Establishing the Trust

The Queenstown Community Hub Charitable Trust was established in 2019

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