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Wānaka Airport Court Case Revealing; Community Should Now Refocus

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 3:30 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

The Wānaka community group which spent last week in Court taking on the local Council and airport company is urging people in the Upper Clutha not to get complacent whilst waiting for the judge’s decision. Wānaka Stakeholders Group Inc. says that the ... More >>

Judicial Review Of Wānaka Airport Decision Begins In Queenstown

Monday, 21 September 2020, 3:27 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

A group representing nearly 3,500 Upper Clutha residents opposed to the development of a second jet airport in the Queenstown Lakes region has opened with its submissions in the High Court judicial review in Queenstown today. Wānaka Stakeholders Group ... More >>

Wanaka Community Group: Timetable Set For High Court; Watching Tarras Airport

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 6:30 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

A significant vocal community group in Wanaka has today confirmed its stance on the two jet airports proposed near Wanaka. Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. (“WSG”) was established to give voice to those opposing the development of a jet airport ... More >>

Wanaka: Airport Report "Very Expensive Window Dressing" To Cover QLDC's "Inappropriate Decisions"

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 4:18 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

Yesterday, Queenstown Lakes District Council released a 236 page report from Wellington consultants MartinJenkins, purporting to "objectively capture the likely effects of future airport development" in our district. On our first complete reading, ... More >>

Community Groups Critical Of "broken" Consultation Process

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 10:46 am | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

(Wanaka, 18/02/2020) Five community groups representing thousands of Wanaka and Upper Clutha residents have described the Wanaka Airport consultation process as "broken and not fit for purpose". Consulting firm MartinJenkins is conducting ... More >>

Wanaka Airport consultation process "seriously flawed"

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 8:23 am | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

The Wanaka community group leading opposition against a planned jet airport has raised serious concerns about the impact assessments the local council has commissioned. More >>

Animated Video on Controversial Wanaka Airport Plans

Friday, 27 December 2019, 10:20 am | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

[Wanaka, 27/12/19] Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. has this morning released a punchy animated video, "Tomorrow's Wanaka", showing what the development of Wanaka Airport into a busy jet airport could mean for the Upper Clutha. The video has been ... More >>

Group urges QLDC to "stop wasting significant money"

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 2:11 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

Wanaka community group urges QLDC to "stop wasting significant money" on airport reports ahead of High Court case More >>

Wanaka community group files for judicial review

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:33 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. has announced today that it has filed judicial review proceedings in the High Court. More >>

Release of Wanaka Airport lease "cynical"

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 5:04 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. Chair, Michael Ross, reacted to Mayor Boult's announcement at a political event last night that he'd be releasing the 100 year lease over Wanaka Airport today, and its release late this afternoon via the media, by saying "this ... More >>

Wanaka Airport: group to file for Judicial Review

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 2:07 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

A group representing just shy of 3,000 people has confirmed it is filing Judicial Review proceedings in the coming days. The Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. sent letters this morning to QLDC Mayor Jim Boult, local Councillors and the directors of Queenstown ... More >>

Wanaka group questions Mayor's sudden change in numbers

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 3:29 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc. has questioned Mayor Boult's "sudden change" in numbers surrounding the airport, after the release yesterday of a financial analysis of the proposed $400m investment. More >>

Report: What a $400m spend for Wanaka Airport really means

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:00 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

A new independent report into the underlying financials of the proposed expansion of Wanaka Airport has been released this afternoon. The report shows that the proposed spend of $400m would require one passenger jet to take off and land every 10 minutes ... More >>

Wanaka Community concerned about “herd of elephants” in QLDC

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 9:47 am | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

The Chairman of Wanaka Stakeholders Group has written a wide ranging and hard hitting letter in response to the unprecedented statement made on behalf of QLDC Councillors by the Mayor about Wanaka Airport last week. In his letter to the Mayor and Councillors, ... More >>

Wanaka Stakeholders Group legal letter to Jim Boult

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 2:23 pm | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

The letter is available here on our website - https://protectwanaka.nz/2019/08/07/wsg-writes-to-mayor-boult-about-legal-action/ More >>

WSG responds to Mayor's letter about Wanaka Airport

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 10:08 am | Wanaka Stakeholders Group

We are deeply disappointed at your response, which we note is your first public response to Wanaka Stakeholders Group in the 10 months we have been asking to be involved in consultation around the proposed redevelopment of Wanaka Airport. We note that ... More >>