SOI rejection ‘democracy in action’ says Boult [Wanaka Sun, 29/08/19]

Queenstown Airport Corporation had had two months to revise, edit and address issues that had been highlighted to them by Council, but it proved for nought. After a bombardment of public opposition, their Statement of Intent was not accepted, leaving QAC somewhat hanging in the wind. 

Philosophically, Boult commented to the Wanaka Sun,

“[Monday’s] Council meeting showed the democratic process in action. Individual Councillors brought different views to the discussion, listened to the community, and cast votes according to what they believed in.”

Read the full story from today’s Wanaka Sun here.

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