Protect Wanaka

A nonprofit group has been formed under the stated mission of providing “fact-based information to the public” about the ramifications of a larger Aspen-Pitkin County Airport. Save Our Skies was incorporated...

Bristol Airport’s controversial expansion plans have been thrown out. At a special meeting of North Somerset Council’s planning committee held this evening, councillors voted by a majority of 18 to seven...

The following letter was sent to WSG’s nearly 3,300 members this afternoon, with a copy of our letter to QLDC consultants MartinJenkins. We raise serious concerns about the impact assessment process...

Lobby group Protect Wanaka has attacked the current airport expansion impact assessment process as being “stacked, lacking independence and lacking transparency.” In a letter to consultants MartinJenkins’ lead consultant Jason Leung-Wai, Protect...

ANALYSIS: Australian budget airline Jetstar sent shockwaves across New Zealand in October as it withdrew from five key regional routes used by thousands of Kiwis each week. Flights between Auckland and Napier,...

Editorial. We voted them in. We trusted them to represent us. They are democracy. But where are the elected councillors that we voted for five months ago? Like Mayor Jim Boult...

Questions are being raised over who is considered “important” in the debate over Wanaka Airport development, and who is not. Several groups have been told by senior MartinJenkins consultant Michelle Hancock...

As we reach the half way point in the QLDC’s airport expansion consultation process, transparency is in short supply. So much so that QLDC won’t release to Crux a document that...

London City Airport’s proposed £480m development programme continues. The development will see eight new aircraft stands equal to the size of 11 football pitches being built, the creation of the UK’s...

After three years of official information requests, QLDC has released to Crux a detailed list of how they spent ratepayers money on consultants and contractors – but the data still excludes...