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Joseph Parker goes for a spin in Queenstown

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 7:47 am | Southern Public Relations

Fighting fit – Having a knockout time in Queenstown fresh from his Invercargill win, New Zealand heavyweight boxing champ Joseph Parker was after a different type of adrenaline buzz. More >>

The snow is back at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:39 pm | Southern Public Relations

Gale force winds and heavy rain earlier this week haven’t dampened the spirit of ski area manager Ross Copland ahead of Coronet Peak’s scheduled opening this Saturday. More >>

DNA Gay Ski Week QT to host biggest ever dance party

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 3:53 pm | Southern Public Relations

Organisers of DNA Gay Ski Week QT today (July 23 2014) announced that the event’s infamous final party will be Queenstown’s “biggest ever dance party” and held for the first time at the Memorial Centre. More >>

Rabbit Ridge Bike Resort flinging into spring with official

Friday, 23 August 2013, 11:09 pm | Southern Public Relations

Rabbit Ridge, Queenstown’s only dedicated bike resort, will officially open for year-round riding next Sunday 1 September unveiling a raft of new and upgraded facilities and trails. More >>

Passionate foodies battle it out for culinary honours

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 9:36 am | Southern Public Relations

The first heat of the eagerly-awaited Remarkables Market Chef competition saw four Queenstown locals battling it out for top culinary honours on Saturday (December 10). More >>

Remarkables Market returns for second summer season

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 11:26 am | Southern Public Relations

The market will open on Saturday October 22 during Labour Weekend. Once again locals and visitors will be able to browse, shop, enjoy a coffee, brunch or lunch in a sunny location with spectacular 360-degree mountain views, while listening to music from ... More >>

First Southern Hemisphere Gondola-Accessed Bike Tracks Open

Wednesday, 14 September 2011, 12:51 pm | Southern Public Relations

What Goes Up Must Come Down… Fast First Southern Hemisphere Gondola-Accessed Bike Tracks Open in Queenstown More >>

Survival Tips for Parents of Adolescents #2

Monday, 29 August 2011, 11:03 am | Southern Public Relations

The symptoms and dangers of methamphetamine, cannabis and alcohol use among teens will be the subject of a hard-hitting community presentation at Wakatipu High School on Thursday, September 8. More >>

Ziptrek shares its innovative sustainable tourism model

Friday, 19 August 2011, 3:29 pm | Southern Public Relations

Queenstown tourism business Ziptrek Ecotours presented its story of creating an innovative adventure tourism operation to delegates at the Ecotourism New Zealand workshop currently underway in Greymouth. More >>

Artist in residence captures the magic at the Hermitage

Friday, 26 November 2010, 4:24 pm | Southern Public Relations

New Zealand-renowned landscape and portrait artist Belinda Weir is to leave a colourful impression following a stint as ‘artist in residence’ at the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre. Since being invited in May to follow in a long tradition of guest ... More >>

It’s hats on to Queenstown Cricket Club

Monday, 22 November 2010, 12:30 pm | Southern Public Relations

One hundred and fifty Queenstown cricketers have bowled into summer kitted out in protective new floppy hats funded by SKYCITY Queenstown Casino Community Trust.Both Senior and Youth teams in the Queenstown Cricket Club now sport head gear with a ... More >>

Otago building company launches sustainable homes

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 12:40 pm | Southern Public Relations

Multi award-winning commercial and residential construction company Rilean Construction is launching a range of energy-efficient, healthy and affordable homes. Committed to building an eco-friendly future, Rilean has developed the Evolution Series of ... More >>

Exciting culinary competition on menu

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 8:50 am | Southern Public Relations

Cookery students at Otago Polytechnic’s Cromwell campus are on tenterhooks as they put the finishing touches to beef and lamb dishes being served up this week to potentially their most important critics – the farmers and suppliers who grow and market the ... More >>

NZONE Skydive celebrates twenty years in the sky

Tuesday, 5 October 2010, 2:08 pm | Southern Public Relations

One of New Zealand’s most popular tourism activities this month celebrates twenty high-flying years of giving clients the thrill of a lifetime. Queenstown based tandem-skydiving company NZONE Skydive was established in October 1990 and was the first commercial ... More >>

Education bodies join forces for Study Queenstown

Thursday, 30 September 2010, 1:37 pm | Southern Public Relations

Queenstown’s educational institutions have joined forces online to maximize the region’s pulling power as ‘the place to live and learn’ for new and prospective students from around New Zealand and overseas. More >>

Kiwi dub stripped bare for Ink of Aotearoa

Tuesday, 28 September 2010, 4:11 pm | Southern Public Relations

Kiwi dub stripped bare for Ink of Aotearoa launch The connection between New Zealand’s urban music scene, the body art of its musicians and the work of tattooists has been stripped bare in a stunning series of photos by Queenstown photographer Jackie Gay ... More >>

Appellation Central Wine Tours aims high

Monday, 13 September 2010, 12:26 pm | Southern Public Relations

Central Otago premier wine tour company Appellation Central Wine Tours has been named as a finalist in the Great Wine Capitals Global Network Best of Wine Tourism Awards. More >>

Shotover Canyon Swing voted Best Bungy/Swing

Friday, 3 September 2010, 10:46 am | Southern Public Relations

Shotover Canyon Swing has scooped a top award as one of New Zealand’s best experiences at The 2010 Ranker Traveller Voted Awards. More >>

Canyon Swing brings American couple back for more

Friday, 9 July 2010, 10:55 am | Southern Public Relations

They came, they swung and now they’ve been at it again -- an American couple who ‘swung’ 17 times with Queenstown’s Shotover Canyon Swing during a visit last year came back for more. More >>

Twilight Tours at Ziptrek

Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 3:34 pm | Southern Public Relations

Zipping through the forest canopy high above Queenstown as the sun sets over snow-capped mountains and crystal clear waters sounds like a scene from a fantastical Hollywood blockbuster. More >>