Protect Wanaka

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...

Here’s an opinion piece which was published this morning in Crux. It’s worth reading the whole post on their website – you’ll find the link below. Opinion: Kat West is an architect...

IMAGE: SHUTTERSTOCK / IAN SCHOFIELD Some 80 million passengers fly through London’s Heathrow Airport each year, but to boost its capacity by another 50 million, the airport seeks to add a third runway. This...

The Statement of Claim brought by the Wānaka Stakeholders Group and the Statements of Defence by Queenstown Lakes District Council and Queenstown Airport Corporation show the depth of locked horns on...

In the last 24 hours, the Mayor has made two statements which confirm that Auckland Airport is driving the agenda for Wanaka Airport. Links to the full stories are below our...

Yesterday Mayor Jim Boult warned elected councillors not to seek too much control over the Queenstown Airport Corporation so as not to trigger a legal challenge from 25% minority airport shareholder Auckland International Airport....

Mayor Jim Boult issued a stark warning to councillors today that moves to limit Queenstown airport growth could be challenged by Auckland airport as a minority shareholder. Mayor Boult added that...