Protect Wanaka

Yesterday, Mr Boult published a full page election campaign advert asking you to vote for him. We don’t have the time or resource to analyse the whole thing. But have looked...

In response to a statement made by Mayor Jim Boult on his “Boult for Mayor” Facebook page last week about “misconceptions” about Wanaka Airport, Wanaka Stakeholders Group has been asking very...

Wanaka Community Board outgoing member and former chair Rachel Brown looks back on six years and local body politics. Local body elections do not draw the crowds of a Rugby World...

We’ve got reason to be reflective and even a bit sentimental today. But we’ll come to that shortly. You can define a community by the shared attributes of the people in...

Analysis [by Peter Newport : Sep 28, 2019]: My biggest fear when this local election process kicked off would be that it would be boring, with little true controversy or competition....

Air New Zealand’s former deputy chief executive says a report from the Wanaka Stakeholders Group stating ATR turbo-prop aircraft can fly direct from the town to Auckland is an “oversimplification and...

Think carbon offsetting when you fly is doing your bit for the planet? Think again, says tourism professor James Higham. It is only useful as a baby step towards real change,...

Wanaka based airline Captain Terry Hetherington has researched and calculated that turbo-prop aircraft, specifically the ATR 72-600 which are already in use in New Zealand, can indeed fly between Wanaka and...

After months of declining requests, the QLDC has released the 100-year lease agreement. Aspiring Law principal Janice Hughes, who reviewed the lease for Wanaka App, discusses some of the ‘unusual terms’...

Wānaka-based airline captain Terry Hetherington has researched and calculated that turbo-prop aircraft, specifically the ATR 72-600 which are already in use in New Zealand, can indeed fly between Wānaka and Auckland....