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Three weeks on from the conclusion of our week long judicial review hearing in the High Court, here’s an update from WSG Chair, Michael Ross. Turn your sound up or put...

Reader Opinion – by Cath Gilmour : We Love Wakatipu Inc. Chair, and former QLDC councillor, Cath Gilmour has been told by the Queenstown Airport Corporation there is another of the council’s...

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...

After one week and 10,000 pages of evidence, the Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) and the Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) are awaiting Justice Gerard van Bohemen’s ruling on whether agreements in...

Sounds Air is endeavouring to become the first regional airline to offer zero-emission flights. LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE (4′ 14″) Rhyan Wardman, board chairman and director of Sounds Air, speaks...

A judicial review of decisions surrounding Wānaka Airport is expected to finish today. The High Court has been hearing the matter in Queenstown this week. The Wānaka Stakeholders Group is asking...

For those of you who have been following Wānaka Stakeholders Group closely for some time, you’ll have a reasonable idea of the complexity of the issues we’ve been dealing with over...

On Monday it was Wanaka Stakeholders Group (WSG) lawyers firing potshots at Queenstown’scouncil. Yesterday, City Hall fired back. WSG’s pursuing a High Court judicial review over the council’s 2018 decision to...

Whilst presenting their submissions to the High Court today, QLDC revealed details of a letter which they had previously wanted to keep private. We can now reveal the entire exchange between...

Photos: Crux A High Court case in Queenstown today heard evidence that elected QLDC councillors were kept in the dark over plans to introduce jet aircraft to an expanded Wanaka airport....