Posts Tagged ‘Olive Leaf’

Court upholds decision against parish building

Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

The backers of the contentious Olive Leaf parish building proposed for Arrowtown have lost an Environment Court appeal, six years after applying for resource consent. The Olive Leaf Centre Trust appealed a decision by independent planning commissioners in 2020 turning down its proposal for a multipurpose parish and community centre on land beside the St Read more

Olive Leaf Church design stirs up Central Otago

Monday, February 24th, 2020

A proposed design for an Olive Leaf Church – so named because of its shape – has been rejected. The controversial design by Central Otago architect Fred Van Brandenburg will be decided by the public in May. The proposal has split the Central Otago town of Arrowtown, attracting 369 submissions last year. One-hundred-and-fifty opposed the Read more

Nearly 60% of submissions favour Olive Leaf Centre

Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Nearly 60% of submissions on a proposal to build a contemporary building next to Arrowtown’s St Patrick’s Catholic Church favour the project. By last Friday’s deadline, the Queenstown Lakes District Council received 362 submissions on the resource consent application for the Olive Leaf Centre project. Of those, 214 were in support, one indicated qualified support Read more

Olive Leaf Centre – Arrowtown inspiration

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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After nearly three years of design, planning and consultation, an application has been lodged with the Queenstown Lakes District Council for consent to build a parish and community centre on land adjacent to the historic St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Arrowtown. Already the project has created considerable national and international interest and offers of support. Read more