Friday, 31 January 2014
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
Win exclusive entry into the Motatapu Speight's Summit MTB race with Crowne Plaza 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
World's youngest adrenalin junkie takes to the trees with Ziptrek Ecotours 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
New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty secures one of Australasia's most distinguished sales mentor and trainer
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
Local golf clubs raise over $3,300 for children's charity in inaugural New Zealand Open Day tournament
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
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
Crowne Plaza Queenstown appoints new head chef to lead award-winning kitchen team
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.
NZ Open announces 'Open Sounds' headlined by iconic Kiwi songstress Anika Moa
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
Expedition X gearing up and teaming up for the summer season
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
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
Multi award-winning Eichardt's Private Hotel triumphs once again winning Best Ski Boutique Hotel in New Zealand at inaugural World Ski Awards
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
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
Queenstown's iconic Kawarau River Station on the market for only second time in history
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.
Queenstown's multi award-winning Eichardt's Private Hotel voted world's best ski resort hotel
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
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
Southern Discoveries launches Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruises on Lake Wakatipu
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
Caddie call for 2014 NZ Open at The Hills and Millbrook Resort
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
Ultimate Hikes opens for the Great Walks season and celebrates 125 years of the Milford Track
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.
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
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.
MasterChef New Zealand finalist Sushil Ravikumar cooks up a storm at Queenstown's Mediterranean Market
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
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
Queenstown's Mediterranean Market celebrates 10 successful years in business
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
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
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
Queenstowners invited to 'zip' and help raise funds for local charity
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
Property sales up at Queenstown's Millbrook Resort
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.
Road to the New Zealand Open Begins
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
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.
Bendemeer sales and concept homes on the up-and-up
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.