Community Projects

The people of Hawea are very active with a number of projects in our community.

If you would like to help with any of these projects please contact the respective Project Coordinator.

Lake Hawea Foreshore Working Group (Thursday Group) 
Co-ordinator John Langley 021 44 22 71
Gladstone Gap Co-ordinator
John Taylor 0274 848 613


Hawea Flat Domain Food Forest Working Bee

Monthly Hawea Food Forest Working Bee 5th May 10am to 2pm (Postponed to Sunday if raining cats and dogs) Hi folks. We're re-kickstarting this project. We aim to create some continuity with a monthly working bee on the first Saturday of every month. Come along and get involved. We'd love to see you down here.   Jobs to get done on the day. -Working on finishing the Plan read more »

New picnic table installed

The new picnic table is in place at the Hawea boat ramp and is looking superb. We hope you enjoy this new facility and agree it's a fine looking table!       [caption id="attachment_893" align="alignleft" width="300"] A picnic table with a view[/caption] read more »

Letter Re Monitoring of Lake Hawea to QLDC and ORC

20 February 2014 Nichola Greaves Queenstown Lakes District CouncilPrivate Bag 50072Queenstown 9348Rachel Ozanne Otago Regional CouncilPO Box 1954Dunedin 9054Dear Nichola and Rachel Re Monitoring of Lake Hawea The Lake Hawea Community Association and the Guardians of Lake Hawea are seeking information from both Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Otago Regional Council (ORC) read more »

Hawea Water Quality cover letter to QLDC & ORC

25 February 2014  Adam FeeleyQueenstown Lakes District CouncilPrivate Bag 50072QUEENSTOWN 9348  Peter BodekerOtago Regional CouncilPO Box 1954DUNEDIN 9054Dear Adam and Peter  WATER QUALITY CONCERNS For your information we (Mike Cotter, Chairman, Guardians of Lake Hawea, and Dennis Hughes, Chairman, Hawea Community Association) are providing you with a copy of a letter about water qua read more »

Community Plant Swap

This has been set up beside Sailz Café at Lake Hawea Exchange /  Help Yourself / Drop Off read more »

Wanaka Time Bank

Wanaka Time Bank is a community group that facilitates sharing of our resources, skills and services to create abundance within our community for all. Have you ever thought you'd love to trade your skills with another person's skills? Perhaps you're an IT whiz & you'd like someone to help you prune your fruit trees? Or a gardener that needs their pants hemmed, or a birthday invitation des read more »

A Lake Hawea father has unanimous support from the Wanaka Community Board to set up a children's BMX park in the township. Geoff Small put his proposal for a bike track on Queenstown Lakes District Council-owned land on the corner of Domain Rd and Noema Tce to the community board last week. The father of two said while there were plenty of natural recreational opportunities in the area, chil read more »


Report from Rachel Brown. President HCA, 17 April 2013 Dear Hawea ratepayer Here is my report on the Hawea Community Association’s consultation with local residents and ratepayers  about Contact Energy’s proposed enhancement of the Gladstone Gap area. BACKGROUND Contact Energy owns the land at Gladstone Gap and, as part of its resource consent for using the waters of Lake Hawea fo read more »

Gladstone Gap Enhancement Survey 2013

Please take time to fill out our survey on enhancement at Gladstone Gap Click on the link read more »

December Newsletter 2012

Newsletter December 2012 read more »