Protect Queenstown

Newsroom, 17 September 2020 “The mysterious Central Otago airport no one seems to want” is the title of freelance journalist Jill Herron’s piece in Newsroom, citing aspiring MP candidates, neighbours of...

Extracts from “Review of Auckland Council’s council-controlled organisations: report of independent panel” July 2020 Miriam Dean QC led an independent review of Auckland Council’s council-controlled organisations, published in July this year....

QAC Annual Report, Otago Daily Times 21 August, 2020, and Sydney Airport information On the same day that ODT’s business page gave saturation coverage to negative airport and airline news, Queenstown...

National Business Review, 14 August 2020 Christchurch International Airport Ltd’s announcement of their proposal to build an international airport at Tarras has set a rather large and interesting cat among the...

Otago Daily Times, 14 August 2020 The proposed Tarras Airport runway length of 2.2kms is what is needed by the Honeywell SmartPath technology that allows planes to land unassisted in fog. ...

23 July 2020 Good afternoon everyone. I’m Cath Gilmour, speaking for We Love Wakatipu Inc. Christchurch Airport has certainly thrown a very large, feral cat among the pigeons. Having a competing...

Otago Daily Times, 22 July 2020 It seems Queenstown Airport Corporation and Queenstown Lakes District Council may have been caught on the back foot by the airport company Mayor Jim Boult...

Queenstown – future as an Alpine city? FlightPlan2050 vision document, June 2020 The first of three reports prepared by FlightPlan2050, this vision document outlines the proposal to transform Frankton Flats from...

Crux, 7 July 2020 We Love Wakatipu Inc has been raising concerns about the debt loading Queenstown Airport Corporation will face, particularly with the now compulsory purchase of Lot 6, for...

QAC response to We Love Wakatipu’s official information request, 14 April 2020 Check out QAC’s response to our second question – its ANB calculations and modelling are based on aircraft currently...