Protect Wanaka

Queenstown Lakes District Council was accused of having its cake and eating it too by adopting a climate action plan while allowing expansions at Queenstown and Wanaka Airports. The action plan, which was unanimously...

It’s hard to draw concrete conclusions from yesterday’s marathon council meeting where climate change and growth dominated almost every topic debated. Speaker after speaker in the public forum part of the...

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,...

This morning we wrote to Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) about the Climate Action Plan which was released as part of their full council meeting agenda pack published on Monday. [Letter...

The Agenda for QLDC’s full Council meeting on Thursday was released today, and to our surprise, a new Climate Action Plan (CAP) is there, for Councillors to accept/adopt on Thursday. Council...

This morning, we launched a document called ‘7 Key Reasons’. It is an essential summary of why the people of the Upper Clutha don’t want a jet airport in Wanaka right...

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...

Editorial: We all are familiar with that sense of an impending storm. There’s an electricity in the air, almost the smell of lightning before it happens – and an eerie sense...

One in five Europeans are exposed to harmful levels of noise pollution, and this number is set to rise in the next decade, with road traffic the biggest culprit, a new study...

UK health workers call on the government to respect the Court of Appeal’s ruling on Heathrow’s expansion. The Court of Appeal has ruled against the expansion of Heathrow airport in a historic...