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John Gilks(Via open letter published online) Tuesday 17th September 2019 Dear John We refer to your opinion piece “Misinformation clouds Wanaka Airport debate” published in yesterday’s (16/09/19) Otago Daily Times, and...

In the biggest survey of its kind on airport expansion both the Queenstown and Wanaka communities have delivered a resounding “No” vote matched only by the high level of criticism of airport...

On Thursday night, Wanaka Stakeholders Group hosted a “Meet the Candidates” event. All Wanaka Ward candidates for both Council and Wanaka Community Board were there, and all spoke at some stage...

Authorities in Queenstown have put off making changes to rules around the town’s airport after repeatedly failing to agree a strategy to deal with the impact of noise. The airport’s governing document has...

Queenstown Lakes mayoral candidate Nik Kiddle has set himself 17 initiatives to achieve before Christmas Eve, if he is elected. The new council will be sworn in on October 24, which...

The idea of building a new international airport for the Lakes District appears to be up for investigation. Read this Otago Daily Times article in full here.

A new report into the proposed Wanaka Airport expansion says it would need more than three million passenger movements a year to ensure a return on investment. The report was commissioned...

The following media release has just been issued by Wanaka Stakeholders Group in response to Mayor Boult’s playing down of the numbers reported in Crux, after yesterday’s financial analysis was released....

A passenger jet landing and taking off every 10 minutes. That is a conclusion in a report into the underlying finances of the proposed expansion of Wanaka Airport and an investment...

One of the key questions surrounding the redevelopment of Wanaka Airport as a jet-capable airport is “how many jets?”. For some time, QAC has confirmed that the spend at Wanaka Airport...