Protect Queenstown
2022-06-30, Full Council, SOI, Cath

Most councillors caved in to QAC, opting not to require Council's agreement with the airport's master or strategic plans, despite having asked for this three times.

Queenstown Airport Corp has controversially chosen to ignore two very clear instructions from the council supposedly controlling them.

We Love Wakatipu Inc commentary and draft QLDC statement of expectations for Queenstown Airport Corporation, 1 February, 2022 What is it about the first half of the name “council-controlled trading organisation”...

We Love Wakatipu Inc interview and commentary, 16 December 2021 There is unlikely to be high enough demand to require expansion of Queenstown Airport’s air noise boundary (ANB) during the next...

WLW commentary, 6 December 2021 Transparency is fundamental to trust in our politicians and the workings of democracy. As are following due process and legal requirements.  Especially when it involves potential...

We Love Wakatipu Inc commentary on QLDC meeting, 30 June 2021, on Queenstown Airport Corporation’s statement of intent (SOI) To provide some accountability for election hustings promises, WLW has gone back...

We Love Wakatipu Inc commentary, 25 August 2021 Here is Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta’s response to We Love Wakatipu Inc’s request for a Ministerial Review of council’s governance of QAC....

We Love Wakatipu Inc supporter John Hilhorst’s letter, 19 July, 2021 Another call has been made for government scrutiny of council leadership’s subversion of councillors’ authority to control QAC’s objectives and...

We Love Wakatipu Inc commentary, 13 July, 2021 We Love Wakatipu Inc has asked Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta to review our council’s governance of Queenstown Airport Corporation.  This comes after...

John Hilhorst letter, WLW commentary, 29th June, 2021 Today, QLDC was sent a second official complaint about continued untrue statements in the agenda item for tomorrow’s council meeting decision on Queenstown...