Although Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) chief executive
Steve Sanderson would not say how much the corporation may
have to pay to buy the 22ha of land it needs from Remarkables
Park Ltd for major expansion, he said it was "quite happy"
with its balance sheet.
Management at Queenstown's two skifields were thrilled with
the weekend cold front which brought a month's worth of
precipitation to the Wakatipu in two days, although neither
field plans to open early.
Despite a proposed Queenstown Lakes District Council plan
change regarding the Arrowtown growth boundary being
discussed behind closed doors last week, it was expected the
issue would be aired in public this month during the full