Friday, 9th August, 2019

Statement from Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce following Mayor Jim Boult’s announcement about QAC and Future Development

8 August 2019.

Ignite Wanaka chair Bridget Legnavsky, said:

"Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce welcomes today’s announcement by Queenstown Lakes District Council’s decision to undertake independent economic impact and social impact assessments.

We applaud the council for its commitment to strategic growth management and believe this important exercise is going to help us, as a business community, understand the long-term outcomes of the decisions we make.

We urge our members to be open-minded and balanced when considering their views about the development of Wanaka Airport. The Chamber will be making sure our members are fully informed and involved throughout the process."

You can view Mayor Jim Boult's statement here

ENDS