Marion Read

Education hub rubbed out

A huge education and technology campus planned near Queenstown's Jack's Point is dead in the water. Just as council experts were lining up to rail against the plan, its main supporter, the Jacks Point group of companies associated with developer...

Delta a dumping ground

Queenstown's council has approved dumping thousands of truckloads of fill on the Shotover Delta – in an outstanding natural landscape area. Consent got the thumbs-up in November despite a report from Dr Marion Reid, its own consultant, raising concerns. March Construction...