Protect Queenstown

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...

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...