Protect Wanaka

The editor of the Wanaka Sun, Emma Conyngham, asked the Wanaka Stakeholders Group to respond to three specific questions about decisions made during the recent council meeting. Our full replies, provided...

From this coming week, a new leaflet will be shared with people in Wanaka, to raise awareness about the issues surrounding QAC’s plans for airport expansion. Click the preview below to...

WCB Presentation for 4 July. Good morning Members of the Wanaka Community Board, Chief Executive Mike Theelen and Council staff – members of the public. My name is Michael Ross and...

A letter sent to QLDC from WSG, outlining serious concerns ...

In 1905, the Nobel Prize-winning bacteriologist Robert Koch wrote “The day will come when man will have to fight noise as inexorably as cholera and the plague.”   Koch was before his time...

Around the world, tourism bureaus and governments are taking steps to combat the wear and tear overtourism is creating. Overtourism is being blamed for everything from climbers dying on Mount Everest...

Louvre staff walk out in Paris. Mount Everest under siege. The Roy’s Peak carpark spills onto the road to Glendhu Bay. Is this madness? “This phenomenon is known as overtourism, and...

This opinion piece published in the Wanaka Sun can be found here, but is also reproduced in full below. This opinion piece was written by Monique Kelly of One New Zealand. ...

[National Geographic News, 10/10/10] There’s a new fear of flying: You’re more likely to die from exposure to toxic pollutants in plane exhaust than in a plane crash, a new study...