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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...

Despite QLDC and QAC both pleading that “no decision has been made” to build a jet airport at Wānaka Airport”, it was revealed in the hearing that runway plans had been...

After one week and 10,000 pages of evidence, the Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) and the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) are awaiting Justice Gerard van Bohemen’s ruling on whether agreements in...

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...

On Monday it was Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) lawyers firing potshots at Queenstown’scouncil. Yesterday, City Hall fired back. WSG’s pursuing a High Court judicial review over the council’s 2018 decision to...

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....

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...

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...

Sounds Air press release, 22 August 2020. Tickets will go on sale next month for a new flight service between Wānaka and Christchurch, following successful discussions between Sounds Air, Christchurch Airport...