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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...

Guest editorial: Wānaka Stakeholders Group Inc. chair, Michael Ross, questions the mayor’s airport logic. Airports are the talk of the town right now, for good reason. There are now three busy...

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...

A Tarras residents lobby group has obtained official emails that show Christchurch airport concerns over further “jet capable airport infrastructure” being built by “another party” in the Central Otago region. The emails...

Plans for a new airport at Tarras just don’t stack up, writes Queenstown Lakes mayor Jim Boult. Opinion: Like many others, I was surprised to learn of Christchurch International Airport’s (CIAL)...

Below is the update we sent our members yesterday. [Letter on Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc letterhead, sent at 12:59 pm yesterday] High Court hearing date confirmed, and our reaction to Tarras International Airport...

Crux Managing Editor Peter Newport reports from Tarras. Christchurch airport did their best to keep the stealthy purchase of large blocks of land near Tarras a secret, but the plan was...

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...