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Tomorrow, our elected representatives are having an extraordinary meeting of Councillors to lay out some guiding principles for QAC in a “letter of expectation”. Each Councillor gets to vote on the...

This afternoon, Wanaka Stakeholders Group Incorporated wrote to the lead consultant of MartinJenkins to raise additional and serious concerns about the online survey which they are running for QLDC, including security...

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has called an extraordinary meeting next week – the next step to address a long-running stand-off between the council and the council-owned Queenstown Airport Corporation. Last...

Yesterday, QLDC launched the airport impact assessment survey – a key part in this consultation. The survey is not great, but it’s one of only a few chances to have your...

The ice in Antarctica is melting six times faster than it did forty years ago, resulting in more calving of icebergs—with existential stakes.Photograph by Robin Wright On the final day of...

OPINION: The proposal for a jet capable airport by QAC and QLDC will, I think, bring unprecedented and unstoppable growth to our beautiful Wanaka. I’m not against growth at all, having...

Five community groups representing thousands of Wanaka and Upper Clutha residents have described the Wanaka Airport consultation process as “broken and not fit for purpose”. Consulting firm MartinJenkins is conducting focus...

Highlights First longitudinal study of noise effects on children’s health and cognition. 6-Year follow-up of children who attended primary schools around Heathrow airport. Aircraft noise at primary school increases noise annoyance...

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...