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Wānaka’s three local councillors have expressed a united view on the future of Wānaka Airport. Statements from Councillors Calum Macleod, Niamh Shaw and Quentin Smith sent to Wānaka Stakeholders Group (WSG)...

The Wānaka community has written to the Prime Minister, Ministers and MPs today, calling on them to answer key questions about significant jet airports proposed at Wānaka and Tarras. The letter,...

The national airline’s chief environmental advisor supports price hikes which would put some people off flying here and curb “thoughtless, heedless tourism”, David Williams reports Hiking the price of international flights...

Academics write to Robert Jenrick predicting dire consequences for climate crisis if plans go ahead. Leading international climate scientists are among more than 200 academics who have written to the government...

Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) has written to the prime minister, as well as various ministers and MPs, demanding answers to questions about the future of Wanaka Airport and a proposed airport...

A group of people opposed to the airport being expanded in Wānaka and one being built in nearby Tarras have written to the Prime Minister requesting the government step in. Last...

COVID-19 has more than halved Queenstown Airport Corporation’s (QAC) revenue during the last six months of 2020. The airport’s interim results between July and December last year showed revenue was down...

Wānaka residents have urged Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to reject plans for two new airport developments due to climate change pressures. The letter – sent to Ardern, Members of Parliament and...

The site for the proposed Tarras airport. GRAPHIC: CHRISTCHURCH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LTD/ODT Community groups in Wanaka have written to the Prime Minister asking for central government to step in and put...

A survey conducted by the Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) membership, which was also open to the general public, has found that 74 percent of respondents oppose a new international airport planned...