Protect Queenstown

Otago Daily Times, 26.05.21 Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson says the government will not step into Christchurch International Airport Limited’s Tarras International Airport decision-making process. We Love Wakatipu...

May 24, 2021 Dear all, it’s been a long time since a We Love Wakatipu Inc catch up newsletter, and a heck of a lot has been happening despite Covid 19’s...

Stuff, 26 Dec 2020 A bit delayed putting this up – useful backgrounder for Christchurch International Airport Ltd’s proposal. Link to article

FlightPlan2050 submission on the draft Spatial Plan, April 2021 A credible alternative to Queenstown Airport is being actively pursued, with decisions likely in the next five to seven years – but...

We Love Wakatipu Inc submission to the draft Queenstown Lakes Spatial Plan April 2021 Dear hearing panel, Thank you for the opportunity to submit on this vital document. This is a...

Otago Daily Times, 30 November 2020 Lawyers have now been called in for the next round of what from the outside looks like a personal campaign by mayor Jim Boult against...

Otago Daily Times, 26 November 2020 Well, no Jim, it isn’t. Important though he and we might be :-), Christchurch International Airport Ltd is unlikely to make a $45 million international...

Newsroom, 11 November 2020 Barring a technological miracle, the most effective way to reduce aviation’s climate impacts might be to disincentivise flying. Note that QAC’s carbon reduction efforts are limited to...

Otago Daily Times, 12 November 2020 Three international airports within an hour’s drive of each other could be considered overkill for ensuring Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago Districts are accessible to...

Otago Daily Times, 23 October 2020 Auckland Airport doesn’t expect an international aviation recovery for more than three years – beyond the horizon suggested by international airline and economic forecasters. But...