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The Queenstown Airport Corporation’s Deputy Chair, Simon Flood, managed to achieve something today that his management team has so far struggled to achieve – credible communication. Speaking at a packed full...

Queenstown Lakes councillors will decide today whether to sign off Queenstown Airport’s plans for the next three years. The impact of Covid has been a huge reduction in the level of...

Councillor Niamh Shaw has published the following social media post in which she highlights the fact that in spite of the Queenstown Airport Corporation being a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO)...

The latest draft Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) Statement of Intent has been published by QLDC in advance of a vote next week by elected councillors and it offers major concessions that,...

Three weeks on from the conclusion of our week long judicial review hearing in the High Court, here’s an update from WSG Chair, Michael Ross. Turn your sound up or put...

Reader Opinion – by Cath Gilmour : We Love Wakatipu Inc. Chair, and former QLDC councillor, Cath Gilmour has been told by the Queenstown Airport Corporation there is another of the council’s...

A judicial review of decisions surrounding Wānaka Airport is expected to finish today. The High Court has been hearing the matter in Queenstown this week. The Wānaka Stakeholders Group is asking...

For those of you who have been following Wānaka Stakeholders Group closely for some time, you’ll have a reasonable idea of the complexity of the issues we’ve been dealing with over...

Whilst presenting their submissions to the High Court today, QLDC revealed details of a letter which they had previously wanted to keep private. We can now reveal the entire exchange between...

Photos: Crux A High Court case in Queenstown today heard evidence that elected QLDC councillors were kept in the dark over plans to introduce jet aircraft to an expanded Wanaka airport....