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Winter arrives with a bang at Queenstown’s ski areas

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:45 am | Southern PR

The latest southerly storm has given Queenstown’s Coronet Peak and The Remarkables the best possible start to winter with up to half a metre of snow blanketing both ski areas. More >>

Juniors to enjoy Super Session with Highlanders

Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:58 pm | Southern PR

Simultaneous super sessions with the Highlanders for rugby union juniors will get underway on June 5 around three regions; Central Otago, South Otago and Southland. Initiated by Stirling Sports, U13s have been invited to coaching sessions run by ... More >>

What’s in a glass?

Friday, 22 May 2015, 12:26 pm | Southern PR

Austrian Glass Maker designs a Glass for Central Otago Pinot Noir Austrian Riedel Crystal, widely recognised as the world’s leading wine glass producer, has unveiled a striking stemmed glass designed specifically to emphasise the attributes of Central ... More >>

Queenstown holiday park a commercial and community success

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 10:36 am | Southern PR

A central Queenstown holiday park is proving to be a business success story – notching up national accolades and injecting millions of dollars into the local economy. More >>

Explore Fiordland with the local experts

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:41 am | Southern PR

Explore Fiordland with the local experts Family-owned Fiordland Outdoors Company are the experts when it comes to delivering stand-out, quintessentially kiwi experiences in the Fiordland National Park. Soaring fiords, World Heritage status, lush forests ... More >>

Queenstown businesses win major Chinese business award

Friday, 15 May 2015, 4:24 pm | Southern PR

Two of Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s Queenstown based businesses have been instrumental in helping the national tourism operator win the Excellence in Tourism award at this year’s HSBC New Zealand China Trade Association Business Awards. More >>

Celebrity chef Justin North hosts ‘perfect weekend’

Monday, 11 May 2015, 3:31 pm | Southern PR

Boutique Queenstown hotel, Hotel St Moritz celebrated the finest local food, wine and art this weekend (8-10 May) with celebrity chef and food author Justin North who hosted an exclusive event for an intimate number of loyalty guests. Members of ... More >>

Crowne Plaza Queenstown and NZSki team up

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 10:06 am | Southern PR

Crowne Plaza Queenstown and NZSki have teamed up to offer the ultimate American Express Queenstown Winter Festival experience worth nearly $3,000. More >>

Chard Farm Winery celebrates 25 years on the farm

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 10:42 am | Southern PR

Chard Farm Winery celebrates 25 years on the farm Central Otago’s Chard Farm Winery is celebrating 25 years on the farm later this month with a VIP wine tasting, birthday party and a family-friendly locals’ Open Day. Celebrations will be held over the ... More >>

New Outside Sports flagship store to open

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 2:58 pm | Southern PR

The new Outside Sports flagship store in Queenstown will officially open its doors on Monday February 2, offering the highest levels of expertise and equipment. Managing Director John Knight said he and the staff “couldn’t wait” to get into the ... More >>

New Business at The Landing

Monday, 22 December 2014, 2:49 pm | Southern PR

The latest to join a host of exciting new businesses at The Landing development, Queenstown, are worldwide gym sensation Snap Fitness and House of Travel. More >>

International wine enthusiasts coming to Queenstown

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 4:01 pm | Southern PR

One of the world’s premier wine events returns to Queenstown next year, bringing together international wine enthusiasts from across the globe for a special celebration of Central Otago Pinot Noir. More >>

Dart River Jet locals’ day raises $5000 for Paradise Trust

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:55 am | Southern PR

Queenstown’s Dart River Jet raised an incredible $5000 for the Paradise Trust this weekend at the leading tourism operator’s annual locals’ day. Wakatipu locals were invited to experience the wonders of Dart River Valley and stunning Mt Aspiring ... More >>

Shotover Jet Christmas Cracker spreads the love

Friday, 28 November 2014, 12:18 pm | Southern PR

Shotover Jet Christmas Cracker spreads the love with free entry for passengers to community event More >>

Philanthropic Mexican franchise to open in Queenstown

Monday, 24 November 2014, 3:16 pm | Southern PR

Australian-owned Mexican franchise Zambrero is the latest new business to announce it will open at Queenstown’s The Landing next year alongside well-known health providers Remarkable Physios and an ethnic grocery specialist. More >>

Shotover Jet annual locals’ day to raise funds for youth

Monday, 10 November 2014, 12:41 pm | Southern PR

Leading tourism giant Shotover Jet will host its massive annual local’s day on Saturday November 15 with 100% of monies raised going to a not-for-profit organisation that improves the lives of local youth. The Queenstown adventure tourism pioneer ... More >>

All aboard for wilderness adventures

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 2:04 pm | Southern PR

FIORDLAND, 5 November 2014 - Outdoor adventures in the Fiordland backcountry are now a whole lot easier following the launch of purpose-built Fiordland Water Taxi, just in time for the start of summer. Together with wife Christine, Mark Wallace ... More >>

Crowne Plaza Queenstown concierge named only female finalist

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:23 pm | Southern PR

Crowne Plaza Queenstown’s chief concierge Fiona Lawson has been named finalist in the concierge of the year category at this year’s Hotel Management (HM) Magazine Awards, making her the only female to make the shortlist. More >>

Whiffenpoofs of Yale University return to Queenstown

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:24 am | Southern PR

The world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group, the Whiffenpoofs of Yale are set to perform their only New Zealand concerts next week (August 19 and 20) at Queenstown’s Hotel St Moritz. More >>

Queenstown photographer Jackie Gay wins “emotional gold”

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 4:04 pm | Southern PR

Local Queenstown photographer Jackie Gay has taken out silver and two bronze awards at her inaugural showing at the Epson/NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards held last week. More >>

 

 

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