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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...

Crux, 19 June 2020 We Love Wakatipu Inc has been reminding council and councillors of the risks of QAC’s locked in Lot 6 purchase from Remarkables Park since our inception. We’ve...

Otago Daily Times, 18 June 2020 A post-Covid five-year delay to QAC’s demand for expanding Queenstown Airport’s Air Noise Boundary offers no consolation – just a longer fight. Which our councillors...

Crux And Otago Daily Times, 17 June 2020 Initial media response to the 236 page MartinJenkins report on social and economic impacts of four hypothetical Queenstown Lakes District airport scenarios highlights...

Here is the 275-page socio-economic report on Queenstown Lake District’s airport infrastructure, which ratepayers paid Auckland-based consultants MartinJenkins $200,000 plus to research and write.

From Queenstown Airport Corporation website, May 2020 If you want to check out the statement of intent agreed to by Queenstown Lakes District councillors three months ahead of schedule, despite being...

Crux, 21 May 2020 Crux has answered the question we posed two days ago – and yes, the MartinJenkins social and economic impact assessments meant to guide councillors’ decision on agreeing...

We Love Wakatipu Commentary, 19 May 2020 Queenstown Lakes District Council’s spatial plan community engagement, initial feedback report, May 2020 The picture painted by QLDC’s spatial plan “early insight summary” suggests...

Otago daily Times, 15 May 2020 Mayor Jim Boult has confirmed there had been no discussion between Council and Queenstown Airport Corporation over the latter’s finances before a majority of councillors...