Wanaka developer Allan Dippie has applied to the Queenstown
Lakes District Council to rezone 19ha of rural general land,
on the edge of town in Ballantyne Rd, as industrial B and low
It might lack the machismo of a space rocket launch, but
Nasa's launch of a super pressure helium-filled balloon from
Wanaka Airport on Monday, weather permitting, gives New
Zealand a tiny entree into the world of space exploration.
Mark Price reports.