Protect Wanaka

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...

Passenger flights between Christchurch and Wānaka could start in September. Marlborough airline Sounds Air proposed flying the route after the Covid-19 lockdown to cater for both domestic tourists and business people....

Here’s a media release just received from Sounds Air: “A proposed passenger air service between Wanaka and Christchurch has 90 percent support, according to a survey commissioned by Sounds Air. Sounds...

The question as to the source of cash for the Queenstown Airport Corporation’s purchase of Lot 6 remains a mystery. The land near the main runway changed hands legally last November following...

“The worst year in the history of aviation” is how the International Air Transport Association (IATA) describes 2020. The global airline-industry body expects carriers’ revenues to fall by half and debt...

An unseemly tussle is underway between a QLDC Councillor, the council itself and their airport impact study consultants Martin Jenkins (MJ). The council paid MJ over $200,000 for the controversial study...

The Managing Director of the company planning to introduce shuttle flights between Wanaka and Christchurch says Mayor Jim Boult is blocking the service. Andrew Crawford (pictured) of Sounds Air told Crux...

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...