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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...

Otago Daily Times, 30 April 2020, and Jarden financial report, April 2020 Dunedin airport executive leadership says there will not be a return to normal “in the foreseeable future” in the...

WCC website, 23 April 2020 The same day Queenstown Lakes District councillors voted 9-2 to agree to a caveated pre-Covid 19 statement of intent for Queenstown Airport Corporation, complete with financial...

We Love Wakatipu Inc commentary, 23 April 2020 Despite all but one of the more than 70 Public Forum submissions strongly opposing it, eight of 11 QLDC councillors today voted to...

Crux, 22 April 2020 Community News Media Crux has published in full two of the public forum submissions that have been made to QLDC’s videoconference meeting tomorrow, at which Councillors have...

We Love Wakatipu Inc commentary, 21 April 2020 Council’s proposed agreement to Queenstown Airport Corporation’s pre-Covid statement of intent on Thursday would totally abrogate its legal governance role and disrespect QAC’s...

We Love Wakatipu commentary We hear from councillors that Queenstown Airport Corporation need until October to come up with their post Covid-19 survival strategy. Which is why Mayor Jim Boult is...

Crux, 15 April 2020 We Love Wakatipu Inc supporter John Hilhorst calls for councillors to require QAC to prepare a post-Covid-19 business plan and statement of intent by the Local Government...

Lakes Weekly Bulletin, 7 April 2020 Words matter, it’s true… But deeds matter more. Guest editorial by Esther Whitehead “Queenstown Lakes is a place that is ready and prepared for every...

NZ Herald, 6 April 2020 Auckland City Council was given no prewarning of Auckland International Airport’s plans to raise around $1.2 billion to cope with a prolonged hit from Covid 19...