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Despite QLDC and QAC both pleading that “no decision has been made” to build a jet airport at Wānaka Airport”, it was revealed in the hearing that runway plans had been...

A group  representing nearly 3500 Upper Clutha residents opposed to the development of a second jet airport in the Queenstown Lakes district opened with its submissions in a High Court judicial...

Most Wānaka residents are unaware that Council is about to spend an additional $2.7m of ratepayers money to keep Project Pure clear of the proposed jet runway at Wānaka Airport, according...

Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult’s airport focus misses the real issues, writes Wanaka Stakeholders Group chairman Michael Ross. OPINION: Airports are a hot topic right now, and for good reason. There are...

Letter to the Editor I wish to point out an issue with Bruce Munro’s otherwise excellent article, “Tarras International Airport — genius or madness?” (ODT, 8.8.20) about the proposed airport near...

Passenger flights between Christchurch and Wānaka could start in September. Marlborough airline Sounds Air proposed flying the route after the Covid-19 lockdown to cater for both domestic tourists and business people....

Here’s a media release just received from Sounds Air: “A proposed passenger air service between Wanaka and Christchurch has 90 percent support, according to a survey commissioned by Sounds Air. Sounds...

On Wednesday, Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. held it’s Annual General Meeting. The meeting was attended by core members and chairs of local residents associations. An annual report from WSG Chairman Michael...

Evening all. The team at the core of Wanaka Stakeholders Group (yes, this is us!) asked for your help earlier this week. What a response! Thank you. If you have skills,...

Afternoon all. The team at the core of Wanaka Stakeholders Group (yes, this is us!) are asking for your help please. This is on top of all the incredible donations and...