If you live in (or love) Wanaka, Hawea and surrounding areas, there’s something you need to do …

If you haven’t signed up to the Protect Wanaka campaign, please do so.  It’s free and takes about 30 seconds, and your details will never be shared with anyone.  The link is here: http://eepurl.com/govdiH

If you don’t have the detail and want more information first, check out this website – use the “detail” section of the menu above to read through the issues.

In summary: A small group of executives in Auckland and Queenstown are making decisions about Wanaka’s future.  

A bit more detail:

Significant development plans for Wanaka Airport are being pushed through without proper community consultation or involvement.

With projected air traffic at least that of Queenstown, the impacts within a few years will be significant. These will include infrastructure problems, environmental degradation, congested roading and social impacts similar to what we see right now over in Queenstown.

But it’s not too late! Let’s ensure that those who are local to Upper Clutha and those who love the area can be heard.

Thank you, and look out for updates shortly about what we’re up to on your behalf.

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