floatplane

Opposition to a controver-sial floatplane bid is taking off, as concerns are raised around noise pollution and its "cavalier" attitude to public safety. Last month Queenstowner James Gott refloated his plan to operate a floatplane business on Lake Wakatipu, filing...

Floatplane idea refloated

The Queenstowner behind a failed floatplane bid is having another crack. James Gott has filed a resource consent application to operate a floatplane business on Lake Wakatipu, almost a year after his first attempt sparked strong opposition. Gott wants to run...
An Australian floatplane operator whose company suffered a fatal crash last New Year's Eve is eyeing up Queenstown. Kiwi-born Sydney Seaplanes owner Aaron Shaw, who formerly owned a Queenstown holiday home, is amazed the resort doesn't have any floatplanes. With their...
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