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Friday, 31 January 2014
Adventure Racing 4:33PM
Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ulmer joins the pack for 10th Motatapu Adventure Race

New Zealand Olympic cycling gold medallist Sarah Ulmer is the latest athlete confirmed for the Motatapu Icebreaker Off-Road Marathon to be held March 8 in Queenstown and Wanaka.


Saturday, 25 January 2014
Mountain Biking 7:08AM
Win exclusive entry into the Motatapu Speight's Summit MTB race with Crowne Plaza Queenstown

QUEENSTOWN — To celebrate the launch of its new 'Unwind and Recharge' mountain bike package, Crowne Plaza Queenstown is giving away two exclusive entries to the sold-out Motatapu Speight's Summit MTB race taking place on March 8 2014.


Wednesday, 8 January 2014
Tourism 2:21PM
World's youngest adrenalin junkie takes to the trees with Ziptrek Ecotours Queenstown

QUEENSTOWN — Seven-year-old Cara Quinn satisfied her passion for zipping and all things adrenalin when she completed her fourth 'zip' with Queenstown's Ziptrek Ecotours as part of her birthday celebrations.


Thursday, 19 December 2013
Real Estate 1:51PM
New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty secures one of Australasia's most distinguished sales mentor and trainer

QUEENSTOWN — New Zealand’s premier residential real estate company has lured one of Australasia’s best sales mentor, trainer and recruiter to its senior management team to lead the business in its next stage of growth.


Thursday, 12 December 2013
Fundraiser 2:37PM
Local golf clubs raise over $3,300 for children's charity in inaugural New Zealand Open Day tournament

QUEENSTOWN — Over 786 keen golfers from Otago, Southland and Canterbury teed off to support the 2014 NZ Open and raise funds for a children’s golf charity at the inaugural New Zealand Open Day.


Friday, 29 November 2013
Business 8:05PM
Rilean Construction's evolution energy efficient homes success prompts first permanent show home

Award-winning Rilean Construction has started work on its first permanent evolution series show home at Jack's Point Queenstown to help educate people on eco-friendly building methods.


Thursday, 28 November 2013
Business 3:10PM
Crowne Plaza Queenstown appoints new head chef to lead award-winning kitchen team

QUEENSTOWN — Crowne Plaza Queenstown has appointed its current sous-chef Budi Kurniawan to the position of head chef to lead the award-winning kitchen team into the summer season.


Entertainment 1:20PM
NZ Open announces 'Open Sounds' headlined by iconic Kiwi songstress Anika Moa

QUEENSTOWN — Organisers of the NZ Open last night (Wednesday 27 November) announced iconic Kiwi songstress Anika Moa will headline the inaugural Open Sounds – an open air concert to be held on the Saturday night of the tournament.


Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Tourism 2:35PM
Expedition X gearing up and teaming up for the summer season

QUEENSTOWN — New Zealand's first packrafting tour company Expedition X is raring to go for the summer season with a spell of warm weather boding well for the months to come.


Friday, 22 November 2013
Business 2:17PM
Queenstown's Ziptrek Ecotours 'zips' its way to success once again winning best adventure tourism business

Ziptrek Ecotours, New Zealand's number one original zipline tour company, is flying high after taking out the title of Best Adventure Tourism Business at the 2013 Outdoors Awards held in Rotorua last night (November 21 2013).


Thursday, 21 November 2013
Business 2:00PM
Multi award-winning Eichardt's Private Hotel triumphs once again winning Best Ski Boutique Hotel in New Zealand at inaugural World Ski Awards

QUEENSTOWN — Highly-regarded as one of the leading boutique hotels of the world, Eichardt’s Private Hotel in Queenstown New Zealand has added to its extensive collection of accolades being voted New Zealand’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at the inaugural World Ski Awards held in Kitzbuhel, Austria last weekend (November 16-17).


Friday, 15 November 2013
Wine 2:23PM
Remarkable success continues for Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir at the 2013 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Multi award-winning Gibbston Valley Winery is celebrating once again after receiving its fourth consecutive Pure Gold Medal for its premium 2012 School House Pinot Noir at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards.


Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Real Estate 5:18PM
Queenstown's iconic Kawarau River Station on the market for only second time in history

QUEENSTOWN — Kawarau River Station, one of Queenstown's most significant freehold land blocks, has been put on the open market for only the second time in its history and is attracting a wide range of interest after just one week.


Business 5:02PM
Queenstown's multi award-winning Eichardt's Private Hotel voted world's best ski resort hotel

QUEENSTOWN — Eichardt's Private Hotel Queenstown has once again been lauded as the world's most exceptional boutique hotel taking out the prestigious title of world's best luxury ski resort hotel at the 2013 World Luxury Hotel Awards.


Monday, 11 November 2013
Technology 1:40PM
New guardian angel App 'Get Home Safe' aims to save lives of Australians

A new company that privately monitors users' location during an activity or task and raises a pre-set alarm if they don't ''Get Home Safe' is being launched in Australia today (Monday November 11).


Thursday, 7 November 2013
Tourism 3:16PM
Southern Discoveries launches Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruises on Lake Wakatipu

QUEENSTOWN — Queenstown’s newest tourism attraction Spirit of Queenstown will take to the waters of Lake Wakatipu next Monday November 11 carrying her first official passengers.


Monday, 4 November 2013
Golf 2:15PM
Caddie call for 2014 NZ Open at The Hills and Millbrook Resort

QUEENSTOWN — Social and serious golfers are being asked to “take part in the action” at the 2014 New Zealand Open tournament held at The Hills and Millbrook Resort Golf Clubs in Queenstown (February 27 – March 2 2014).


Friday, 1 November 2013
Business 12:40PM
Ultimate Hikes opens for the Great Walks season and celebrates 125 years of the Milford Track

QUEENSTOWN — Queenstown-based Ultimate Hikes launches its 2013-14 season this week with the first guided walks on the Milford and Routeburn Tracks departing on Friday 1st November.


Business 12:37PM
Award-winning Amisfield wine company ownership returns to its roots

Leading New Zealand businessman John Darby recently announced he has become the sole shareholder of multi award-winning Amisfield Wine Company.


Thursday, 31 October 2013
News 3:31PM
Global travel competition winners 'coming home' to showcase New Zealand to the world

The American winners of a worldwide competition to find the next big travel superstar are 'coming home' to New Zealand later this year to reunite with their Kiwi family.


Business 2:29PM
MasterChef New Zealand finalist Sushil Ravikumar cooks up a storm at Queenstown's Mediterranean Market

QUEENSTOWN — MasterChef New Zealand finalist Sushil Ravikumar will divulge some of his expert cooking tips at a demonstration to be held at Queenstown’s Mediterranean Market on Saturday November 16.


Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Tourism 2:26PM
World's largest inflatable water slide inflated at Tekapo Springs

The wait is finally over as the world’s largest inflatable water slide, The Trippo, was fully inflated at Tekapo Springs today (October 25 2013) after its long journey from the USA manufacturers.


Friday, 25 October 2013
Business 4:03PM
Queenstown's Mediterranean Market celebrates 10 successful years in business

QUEENSTOWN — The Mediterranean Market, Queenstown's favourite food institution, celebrates 10 successful years in business next month (November 18) and will mark the occasion with a 10-day long celebration of all things foodie.


Thursday, 24 October 2013
Business 3:47PM
The build-up to the 10th Central Otago Pinot Noir celebration heats up

New events and venues have been announced as part of the annual Central Otago Pinot Noir celebration held from January 30 to February 1 2014 ensuring the event showcases the wine, food, people and places of Central Otago like never before.


Wednesday, 23 October 2013
Wine 12:25PM
Amisfield Wine Company Pinot Noir wins top Asia Trophy

Queenstown’s Amisfield Wine Company has beaten stiff competition to take out a top trophy in the largest wine competition in Asia.


Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Fundraiser 1:28PM
Queenstowners invited to 'zip' and help raise funds for local charity

QUEENSTOWN — Multi-award winning Queenstown tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours will mark its fourth birthday next month by inviting locals to 'zip' for charity.


Friday, 18 October 2013
Real Estate 1:01PM
Property sales up at Queenstown's Millbrook Resort

QUEENSTOWN — The success story that is Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort continues apace with a continued upswing in housing and land sales and the announcement of the next staged development.


Golf 12:40PM
Road to the New Zealand Open Begins

QUEENSTOWN — The road to the New Zealand Open in Queenstown begins tomorrow for players and spectators alike as they prepare to experience the biggest golf tournament staged in NZ for many years.


Thursday, 17 October 2013
Tourism 2:09PM
Adventure tourism leader AJ Hackett Bungy launches 25th birthday competition

Adventure tourism leader AJ Hackett Bungy marks 25 years of Bungy next month and is celebrating by offering one lucky Kiwi or Aussie – and a partner or friend - the chance to join the party with a trip of a lifetime prize to Queenstown.


Real Estate 1:46PM
Bendemeer sales and concept homes on the up-and-up

QUEENSTOWN — Exclusive property development Bendemeer is leading the way in high-end rural lifestyle sites in Queenstown, setting the tone for a promising summer season ahead with a recent high level of buyer interest.


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