Airport High Court case expedited [Wanaka Sun, 27/12/19]
Last Monday the Wānaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) successfully obtained orders from a High Court judge to have their case heard as expeditiously as possible. In practical terms that means that there will be a hearing, most likely in June or July next year.
The group also successfully obtained orders allowing for important pre-trial procedures and a hearing time of up to five days to allow cross examination of Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) witnesses.
Bob Hollyman QC, was acting for the WSG.
The group which has gone from a small group of concerned residents to a slick professional lobby machine, said the first important pre-trial step is for them now is to request disclosure of all relevant documents held by both QLDC and QAC.