Basil Walker

‘Let foreigners buy’

By MATTHEW MCKEW Queenstowners should be able to sell to whoever they ‘‘damn well please’’ — including foreigners. That’s according to ACT leader and MP David Seymour, who was in the resort on Wednesday ahead of September’s election. ACT’s Southland candidate Basil Waker...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A self-styled Queenstown entrepreneur's put in an audacious bid to save Southland's job-rich Tiwai aluminium smelter. International giant Rio Tinto announced last week it would close the Bluff smelter next year, at the disastrous cost of about 2600...
A well-known local's challenging Skyline Queenstown's $150 million bid to totally redevelop its famous gondola-based tourist facility. It's understood Basil Walker is lodging a High Court appeal against the resource consent, which was granted by the Environment Court in February...
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement