Protect Wanaka

Tourist numbers in Wanaka could become overwhelming in the decade ahead, the Wanaka Stakeholders Group says.Deputy chairman Mark Sinclair said the group was not against tourism, but as a community there...

A second Queenstown person has been appointed to the board of the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC). The Queenstown Lakes District Council announced yesterday the appointment of Simon Flood as a director....

New Zealanders are becoming more comfortable with the number of international tourists but more than half are worried that predicted growth is too much. Research out today shows that 24 per...

‘Mood of the Nation’ research commissioned by TIA and Tourism New Zealand measured New Zealanders’ perceptions of tourism. The survey is conducted twice a year, with over 1000 New Zealanders interviewed...

“The moment of crisis has come” in efforts to tackle climate change, Sir David Attenborough has warned. According to the renowned naturalist and broadcaster, “we have been putting things off for...

A project which will help shape the future of Wanaka Airport has taken another step forward.

Simon Flood has been appointed to the Board of the Queenstown Airport Corporation, but his background suggests the appointment will do little to promote improved grass roots community involvement. Mr Flood...

Climate change remains firmly in place as a factor to be considered as part of studies of airport expansion options in the Queenstown Lakes District. The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Most Chinese, Europeans and U.S. citizens plan to fly less for holidays this year to limit aircraft carbon dioxide emissions and help prevent catastrophic climate change, a survey...

QLDC has today released details of the scope of the much awaited airport consultation exercise – but with the costs hidden and a delayed delivery date. Details of the project were...