Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust board chairman Andrew Blair has resigned and applications are open for a new chairperson.

Mr Blair has been chairman and trustee since October 2018 and will finish with the trust at the end of April.

He will continue as director of Queenstown Airport Corporation and executive chairman of the Southern Cross Central Lakes Trust Hospital company.

Housing trust deputy chairwoman Joanne Conroy said Mr Blair had led the trust admirably and it had been a privilege to work with him.

who understands that good housing outcomes are the cornerstone of a strong community.

“This person should be passionate about our district – its diversity, strength and sustainable growth,said.