Updates

Airport execs confirm no shareholder approval required for tarras

The following is our media release published Tuesday 13th September 2022 relating to written confirmation we received from Christchurch Airport that they don’t need shareholder approval for projects up to half their current asset value. Media Release – Tuesday 13th September 2022 Christchurch Airport confirms “no specific shareholder approval will be required” for international airport […]

Read More Airport execs confirm no shareholder approval required for tarras

“Stonewalled, shut out and disrespected” by Christchurch Airport

Read our media release, published Tuesday 13th September 2022 in response to Christchurch Airport’s refusal to answer questions about the proposed Central Otago Airport. Media Release – Tuesday 13th September 2022 “Stonewalled, shut out and disrespected”: Christchurch Airport CEO’s refusal to answer community group’s genuine concerns A community group which has been seeking answers from […]

Read More “Stonewalled, shut out and disrespected” by Christchurch Airport

CHC airport applies to ORC to lower environmental hurdles for new airport

It came to our attention earlier this month that Christchurch Airport had lodged a submission with the Otago Regional Council to make significant changes to ORC policy documents, largely to water down environmental protections, allow for biodiversity loss and more easily facilitate a major industrial development at Tarras. The wording was carefully chosen and submitted […]

Read More CHC airport applies to ORC to lower environmental hurdles for new airport

ODT: Christchurch Airport’s “reprehensible and Greedy proposal” is “like a horror movie”

Since Christchurch Airport published their recent runway options report, media coverage has reflected significant concern from people around Central Otago, and indeed New Zealand. They tend to echoes our concerns. Today’s Editorial in the Otago Daily Times summed up what many of us are thinking. This is very well written, and most definitely worth a […]

Read More ODT: Christchurch Airport’s “reprehensible and Greedy proposal” is “like a horror movie”

Say NO to a new international airport

You may have heard about plans for a new international airport in Tarras, Central Otago. It’s being planned despite strong community opposition, no true need for it and massive concerns about the environment and the future of several local communities it will impact. The planned airport is being pushed ahead by Christchurch Airport, who secretly […]

Read More Say NO to a new international airport