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    Southern Discoveries invests in new high-speed catamaran

    Posted on 5 February 2013 |

    Southern Discoveries invests millions in new high-speed catamaran Premier South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries is continuing to invest in new business opportunities after signing on the dotted line for a multi-million-dollar new high-speed catamaran. The purpose-built 26m high-speed catamaran, to be known as the Spirit of Queenstown, will launch for the start of the 2013/14 summer...

  • Ten coolest days in New Zealand to kick off in Queenstown

    Ten coolest days in New Zealand to kick off in Queenstown

    Posted on 22 June 2012 |

    Queenstown Winter Festival Fireworks New Zealand’s 10 coolest days of the year will kick off in downtown Queenstown tonight when the 2012 American Express Queenstown Winter Festival[[sitetree_link id=75]] gets underway. As per tradition, the multi award-winning festival will open with a bang at the American Express Opening Party in Earnslaw Park. The free event will see...

  • ‘Ice Age 4: Continental Drift’ New Zealand movie premiere at Queenstown Winter Festival

    Ice Age 4 premiere at Queenstown Winter Festival

    Posted on 23 March 2012 |

    Ice Age 4: Continental Drift Pirate Ship 20th Century Fox New Zealand and Reading Cinemas Queenstown are delighted to announce that the New Zealand movie premiere of Ice Age 4: Continental Drift will be hosted in Queenstown as part of the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival[[sitetree_link id=75]]. The Reading Cinema complex and iconic Queenstown Mall will transform...

  • Spectators to experience ‘exclusive’ view at The Hills

    Spectators to experience ‘exclusive’ view at The Hills

    Posted on 21 March 2012 |

    The view from the top of the 15th tee at The Hills golf course, Queenstown Exclusive guided walks to a previously non-accessible area of The Hills golf course will be on offer to keen visitors to the NZ PGA Pro-Am Championship at the end of this month. Major sponsor Milford Track Guided Walk is supplying...

  • Escape to the true colours of autumn in Queenstown

    Escape to the true colours of autumn in Queenstown

    Posted on 6 March 2012 |

    Arrowtown Golf Course A fantastic line-up of festivals and events combined with great short break and holiday deals -- and the chance to win a holiday -- make Queenstown the place to be this autumn. As the change of season sees the stunning landscape burst into a blaze of red and gold, it’s the perfect...

  • New car dealership launches ‘showcase’ site in Queenstown

    New car dealership launches ‘showcase’ site in Queenstown

    Posted on 15 December 2011 |

    Topping off a busy year at Queenstown Motor Group New car dealership Queenstown Motor Group, representing a multi-million-dollar investment into Queenstown, is on target to open its doors just before Christmas. As the four-month build draws to a close, the new dealership’s preparing to carry major new 4WD brands Audi, Volkswagen and Subaru plus a range...

  • Queenstown’s cycle tourism cranks up for summer

    Queenstown’s cycle tourism cranks up for summer

    Posted on 25 November 2011 |

    Queenstown Heli-Biking The Southern Hemisphere’s hottest biking destination is gearing up for summer with trails guaranteed to spin everyone’s wheels, from beginners to extreme bikers. New and improved trails around Queenstown offer a host of world-class terrain across hills, mountains, tracks and bike parks, from easy scenic rides to adrenaline-pumping downhill, cross-country, freestyling, and heli-biking. Now extended to...

  • Take a hike and explore Queenstown this summer

    Take a hike and explore Queenstown this summer

    Posted on 21 November 2011 |

    Hiking Around Queenstown With its world renowned multi-day hiking tracks and walking trails now open for summer, Queenstown is buzzing with visitors keen to explore the magnificent scenery. New this season is the spectacular 8.5km Gibbston River Trail which takes in stunning views framed by the Kawarau River on one side and Gibbston vineyards on the...

  • Millbrook named New Zealand and Australasia’s leading golf resort

    New Zealand and Australasia’s leading golf resort

    Posted on 30 September 2011 |

    Surrounded by mountains Millbrook Resort is a golfers dream Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook Resort[http://nzgolfer.com/otago/millbrook-resort/] has been lauded as New Zealand and Australasia’s leading golf resort at an awards ceremony hailed as ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’. The multi-award-winning resort has picked up many major accolades in recent months, including being named the ‘World’s Best Golf Resort’ by a...

  • Coronet Peak stays open for another week!

    Coronet Peak stays open for another week!

    Posted on 30 September 2011 |

    Coronet Peak Snowgun getting the M1 ready for tomorrow's opening day. Coronet Peak ski area[[sitetree_link id=57]] will extend its opening dates for skiers and boarders to enjoy an extra week of skiing and riding, thanks to fantastic spring snow conditions. Coronet Peak was originally scheduled to close this weekend but will now stay open until Sunday,...

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