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Queenstown hits record guest nights for year end 2013

Monday, 17 February 2014, 11:26 am | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (17 February 2014) - Statistics New Zealand’s Commercial Accommodation Monitor (CAM) figures for December 2013 show total Queenstown guest nights for year-end 2013 rose 8.4% to 2,756,149. More >>

Action-packed events calendar in Queenstown this summer

Friday, 20 December 2013, 11:30 am | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand (20 December 2013) – Queenstown is the place to be this summer with an action-packed calendar of events that includes New Year’s Eve festivals, concerts, and international sporting fixtures. More >>

Queenstown counts down to New Zealand’s 10 Coolest Days

Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 1:53 pm | Queenstown NZ

The final countdown to the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter celebration is on with only ten days to go until the 2013 American Express Queenstown Winter Festival (21-30 June) gets underway. More >>

Snow blankets Queenstown ahead of ski season

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 3:17 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown is buzzing after 24 hours of constant snowfalls blanketed the town and surrounding mountains, giving local ski areas a huge boost before the start of the winter season. More >>

Queenstown a big winner on Aussie TV

Monday, 27 May 2013, 1:52 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown’s world-renowned adrenaline experiences proved to be a big winner in Australia last week as nearly two million Aussie viewers tuned into the highly anticipated ‘Face Your Fears Week’ on the hit reality television show “The Biggest Loser: ... More >>

Queenstown’s key spring event listings (Oct-Dec 2012)

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 10:48 am | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown’s calendar is packed with events, festivals and things to see and do all year round. From exhibitions and sporting events to cultural festivals and nightlife entertainment, there's so much for visitors to experience and savour. Here's a taste ... More >>

Queenstown set to feature in new Aussie movie

Thursday, 9 February 2012, 12:47 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown will hit the big screens in Australia today (9 February) with a cameo role in ‘Any Questions for Ben?’, a fast paced comedy from the creators of the Australian hits ‘The Castle’ and ‘The Dish’. More >>

Queenstown summer/autumn key event listings

Friday, 13 January 2012, 9:57 am | Queenstown NZ

Creedence Clearwater Revisited Summer Tour – 5 February Rock legends Creedence Clearwater Revisited, formed from the original supergroup Creedence Clearwater Revival, return to Queenstown in February after last year’s hit concert. The gig, to be ... More >>

Suzuki drives into Queenstown

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 4:15 pm | Queenstown NZ

Destination Queenstown (DQ) and Suzuki New Zealand are delighted to announce a three-year vehicle sponsorship and partnership agreement. Now recognised as the ‘official vehicle supplier to Destination Queenstown’, Suzuki has supplied two 2011 Grand ... More >>

Dates locked in for 2012 Queenstown Winter Festival

Monday, 26 September 2011, 3:40 pm | Queenstown NZ

Mark your calendars now… the dates for the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter party are officially locked and loaded for next year! The multi award-winning American Express Queenstown Winter Festival will take centre stage in Queenstown, New Zealand, ... More >>

Team lineups announced for Queenstown's classic rugby match

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 3:35 pm | Queenstown NZ

One of the great loose forwards of world rugby is bolstering an already strong French team coming to do battle against the Classic All Blacks in Queenstown next weekend. Serge Betsen, a remorseless tackler nicknamed ‘Le Sécateur’ for his skill in ... More >>

Les Français viennent à Queenstown

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 1:24 pm | Queenstown NZ

On 14 July 1789 the people of Paris stormed the Bastille and now, 221 years later, the French are coming to do battle in Queenstown. More >>

Classic All Blacks Superstars Announced For Queenstown

Thursday, 9 June 2011, 10:55 am | Queenstown NZ

A stellar lineup of legendary rugby superstars will wing their way to Queenstown later this year for a 'classic' feature match that promises to ignite old rivalries. More >>

Queenstown set to be a big winner on US TV

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 5:06 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown will beam into millions of US homes in a highly anticipated New Zealand special episode of the hit reality television show “The Biggest Loser: Couples”. Two episodes of the top-rating show were filmed under wraps in New Zealand in February ... More >>

Gearing up for winter Queenstown-style

Tuesday, 5 April 2011, 1:58 pm | Queenstown NZ

The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter party, the award-winning American Express Queenstown Winter Festival, is back from 24 June to 3 July 2011 to start the winter season off with a bang in New Zealand’s world-renowned lake and alpine resort town. More >>

Former Olympian Backs Inaugural Queenstown Bike Festvial

Thursday, 17 February 2011, 12:25 pm | Queenstown NZ

Big names in mountain biking will be on stage at the inaugural Queenstown Bike Festival (April 16-25) with the dynamic team of former Olympian Kashi Leuchs and mountain bike specialist Lawrence Mote already signed up to compete in the Outside Sports ... More >>

Queenstown voted best Incentive destination

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 2:20 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown has struck gold within the Conference and Incentive industry, receiving global recognition as ‘Best Incentive Destination’ at the micenet AUSTRALIA awards in Melbourne today (16 February). More >>

Get “down” and dirty in Queenstown this Easter

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 3:08 pm | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown’s growing popularity as a must-visit biking destination has been further enhanced with the news that a challenging new downhill mountain biking event will be staged at Easter this year. The ‘Ben Lomond Dirtmasters 2011 Downhill Challenge’, ... More >>

Queenstown Online Fashion Store Expands Range

Tuesday, 11 January 2011, 10:38 am | Queenstown NZ

Queenstown's fast growing online fashion store Precious Peg is adding new labels to its range in response to the national and international demand for high profile New Zealand and Australian brands from online customers. Directors Sonia Ross and ... More >>

Festival has huge impact on Queenstown visitor numbers

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 11:53 am | Queenstown NZ

New research shows that besides its position as a much loved local celebration of winter, the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival is also a serious earner with 30,000 visitors taking part and spending an estimated $50m* during the 10 day ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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