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A group  representing nearly 3500 Upper Clutha residents opposed to the development of a second jet airport in the Queenstown Lakes district opened with its submissions in a High Court judicial...

A High Court case in Queenstown kicked off today with a blistering attack on Mayor Jim Boult, QLDC managers and the Queenstown Airport Corporation over “extensive secrecy” that a Wanaka residents...

Most Wānaka residents are unaware that Council is about to spend an additional $2.7m of ratepayers money to keep Project Pure clear of the proposed jet runway at Wānaka Airport, according...

The group opposed to the development of Wanaka Airport for commercial jets believes the airport’s majority owner, the Queenstown Lakes District Council, has begun clearing the way for the project. The...

Letter to the editor: I was surprised to read mayor Jim Boult’s opinion article about the proposed Tarras Airport last week. Not just because he now suddenly appears to subscribe to...

Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult’s airport focus misses the real issues, writes Wanaka Stakeholders Group chairman Michael Ross. OPINION: Airports are a hot topic right now, and for good reason. There are...

If the question is “how will aircraft land at Tarras Airport in the fog?”, then the answer seems to be Honeywell SmartPath. A number of people have raised the fog issue...

Letter to the Editor I wish to point out an issue with Bruce Munro’s otherwise excellent article, “Tarras International Airport — genius or madness?” (ODT, 8.8.20) about the proposed airport near...

Christchurch Airport has just unveiled a ”new long-term proposal” for a new airport in the Tarras region. In a statement a short time ago, it said it is about to begin discussions on...

On Wednesday, Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. held it’s Annual General Meeting. The meeting was attended by core members and chairs of local residents associations. An annual report from WSG Chairman Michael...