Protect Queenstown

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...

29 October 2020 Good afternoon. I’m Cath Gilmour, chair of We Love Wakatipu. Both Council and QAC lawyers told the High Court judge in late September that Council has “total control”...

Otago Daily Times, 14 October 2020 It seems Christchurch International Airport executives are no longer talking about waiting for Queenstown Airport to run out of space before activating their Tarras plans,...

Otago Daily Times, 9 October 2020 We know Council has ignored community opposition to airport growth for over two years. But ODT’s story below tells how they’ve now told SDHB to...

Crux, 3 October 2020: Reader Opinion by Cath Gilmour: We Love Wakatipu Inc. Chair, and former QLDC councillor, Cath Gilmour has been told by the Queenstown Airport Corporation there is another of...

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...