Protect Wanaka

We have been asking people from the Upper Clutha to tell us what they love about our community…

It can be a long day trip for Southlanders travelling north, with flights leaving Invercargill at 6am and returning after 9.30pm. Southlanders are embracing a new direct jet flight connecting them...

ANALYSIS: With pressure growing on the aviation sector to clean up its carbon act, some EU countries think they have a solution in the form of a tax. The Global Alliance...

New Zealanders are becoming more comfortable with the number of international tourists but more than half are worried that predicted growth is too much. Research out today shows that 24 per...

‘Mood of the Nation’ research commissioned by TIA and Tourism New Zealand measured New Zealanders’ perceptions of tourism. The survey is conducted twice a year, with over 1000 New Zealanders interviewed...

Climate change remains firmly in place as a factor to be considered as part of studies of airport expansion options in the Queenstown Lakes District. The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday...

QLDC has today released details of the scope of the much awaited airport consultation exercise – but with the costs hidden and a delayed delivery date. Details of the project were...

Wānaka made the six o’clock news this weekend, but not for the right reasons. The impacts of overtourism in Wānaka, specifically at Roy’s Peak car park, made the 6pm news bulletin....

Protect Wānaka’s animation that dropped onto social media on December 27 has scored a hit, according to Mark Sinclair from Protect Wānaka.  “We’re delighted with the results of this animation —...

As you bring in the new year (and the new decade) this evening we’ve got a very important request … It’s the 31st of December, and traditionally this is a great...