peter newport

Peter Newport

Peter Newport is a former reporter for Radio NZ, and a former producer with TV3. He started his career at the ODT and TVNZ before working for Australia’s Channel 9 as their London Correspondent, as a senior News Director with BBC TV News and as a Discovery Channel documentary producer. He lives in Queenstown.

Posts by Peter Newport in Community:

Editorial. We've been too quiet for too long. It's not just a hospital we need.
Mayor supports independent hospital but only if free public health services are offered
Crux hospital petition comments are heartbreaking
Editorial. We need to make some noise - and a new hospital is the perfect target.
$100 million local hospital project stalled in spite of being funded
Bed tax battle escalates. Government says it's about tax not tourism.
Mayor's pay proposal "makes no sense"
Tourism giants back local bed tax - pressure on Mayor. Updated.
Crux to launch Innovation Initiative
ASB - overseas property buyers could be over 20% of the local market
Our local council. Doomed to be unloved and misunderstood?
Tourism Minister's Report "the costs of tourism could outweigh the benefits"
Government Tourist Tax "disappointing and potentially worthless for Queenstown" - Mayor
Tourism - Time to renegotiate or withdraw our social licence
Some Big Answers from Mayor Jim Boult
Overseas home buyers spend large in Southern Lakes
Mayor's Hot Seat Questions - Update
$6 million urgent fix approved for dangerous Tucker Beach junction
Nice Graphics - $2m spent on Town Plan, nothing built
QLDC: town centre car access to be "greatly reduced"

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