Protect Wanaka

A passenger jet landing and taking off every 10 minutes. That is a conclusion in a report into the underlying finances of the proposed expansion of Wanaka Airport and an investment...

Climate change and the environment were high on the list of concerns addressed at a meet-the-candidates event at Lake Hawea yesterday, and the questions got quite personal. A member of the...

In the last week or two, the discussion around the redevelopment of Wanaka Airport has become more dynamic. More people are sharing their views – including those in favour of a...

Reaching a near-consensus on anything these days seems difficult. Except, it seems, when it comes to expressing a lack faith in our local politicians. Stuff’s Your Place survey asked: “Do you trust...

Wanaka Stakeholders Group said there is ‘no downside’ to Tuesday’s announcement of a strategic alliance between the three operators of Queenstown, Dunedin and Invercargill airports. Meet the Wanaka Ward Candidates 12/9/19:...

Next Thursday (September 12) will offer a chance for locals to hear what candidates standing as Councillors in the Wanaka Ward feel about a key issue in the Upper Clutha community:...

Operators of the South’s three airports – Dunedin, Invercargill and Queenstown – announced yesterday a formalised ”collaborative” arrangement, allowing for such things as support for electric vehicles. However, the memorandum of...

The following statement has been issued by Michael Ross, Chairman of the Wanaka Stakeholders Group (Protect Wanaka), in response to this morning’s collaboration announcement by Queenstown, Wanaka and Invercargill airports. “This...

In a dramatic move that will take some of the pressure off the Southern Lakes airport expansion debate, Invercargill, Dunedin and Queenstown airport bosses have agreed to work together. Read this...

Wanaka’s chamber of commerce (Ignite Wanaka) chair has spoken out on the hot topics of growth and airport development. The Wanaka App asked the chamber last week for its response to...