Protect Wanaka

Both sides in the row over possible redevelopment of Wanaka Airport argue that the other has acted unreasonably, court documents released to the Otago Daily Times show. The Wanaka Stakeholders Group is seeking...

[Letter to the editor – Wanaka Sun | 13-19 February 2020 | Edition 961 ] Last week’s removal of the deputy mayor from the membership of Wanaka Stakeholders Group created a bit...

It was reported in Crux last week that documentation for Project Pure contained reference to wide-bodied jets being planned for Wānaka Airport. “A [sic] additional consideration is that Queenstown Airport Corporation...

Community groups in and around Wanaka are unhappy only one representative from each can attend focus groups on plans for Wanaka Airport. Community groups have the option of attending focus groups...

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...

Consumption by the world’s richest 10% makes up half of the planet’s consumption-based CO₂ emissions. The annual World Economic Forum in Davos brought together representatives from government and business to deliberate how to...

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,...