Protect Queenstown

There is no time to lose. Queenstown airport is within 3 years (depending on tourism slowdown) of reaching its noise boundaries.  The Queenstown community has unequivocally said NO to any expansion...

ANALYSIS: It’s been almost a year since the Queenstown community sent a very clear message to the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC). The vast majority do not support further airport expansion. When...

Queenstown. Beautiful place. But becoming a bit of a bugger of a place, they say. Anyone flying in can’t help but gawp and gush at the scenery, The Remarkables up to...

Who should decide how many more tourists fly into Queenstown and Wanaka? Journalist and former district councillor, Cath Gilmour, argues that local residents and not the airlines should have the final...

In September, QAC sent a ​company profile​ and FAQ to council candidates. Among other things, this outlined how its role is defined by various pieces of legislation. It seems, at times,...