Major accolades for Kiwi success story Bookme

Major accolades for Kiwi success story Bookme

MEDIA RELEASE FROM BOOKME, NEW ZEALAND| 18 November 2019. For immediate release  Trail-blazing Kiwi online travel booking company Bookme has been acknowledged on both sides of the Tasman in two separate prestigious awards.  Bookme was last week announced the winner of the Best Online Travel Agent category at the Adventure Tourism Awards in Australia. The Adventure Tourism Awards recognises large and small businesses from Australia and New Zealand for their contribution to […]

Scope Media finalists in national PREScom Awards for Call Me Local campaign

Scope Media finalists in national PREScom Awards for Call Me Local campaign

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SCOPE MEDIA, WANAKA 18 November 2019. For immediate release  This year’s Wanaka A&P Show ‘Call Me Local’ campaign has been acknowledged in three categories at the prestigious New Zealand Communications Council PREScom Awards. Wanaka-based PR, communications and digital marketing agency Scope Media has been named as a finalist in the Best Integrated […]

New large-scale tourist attraction for Wanaka, LandEscape, opens

New large-scale tourist attraction for Wanaka, LandEscape, opens

MEDIA RELEASE FROM LANDESCAPE, WANAKA October 25, 2019. For immediate release         New Zealand’s first renewable energy-focused hot tub and electric bike cruise destination has been established in Wanaka. LandEscape Wanaka is set amongst some of the country’s most spectacular scenery on a working farm on Camp Hill Road between Lakes Wanaka and Hawea. The […]

Last call to enter Ignite Wanaka Business Awards

Last call to enter Ignite Wanaka Business Awards

MEDIA RELEASE FROM IGNITE WANAKA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 18 October 2019. For immediate release Local businesses are being reminded to enter the Ignite Wanaka Business Awards as the highly anticipated biennial event draws nearer. Tickets to the Ignite Wanaka Business Awards in partnership with Milford Asset Management go on sale on Monday, October 21 – […]

Wanaka Chamber of Commerce calls for community calm

Wanaka Chamber of Commerce calls for community calm

MEDIA RELEASE FROM IGNITE WANAKA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD, WANAKA 23 September 2019. For immediate release The Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce is calling for calm in the community amid threats of legal action against Queenstown Airport Corporation. Board chair Bridget Legnavsky says seeking a judicial review is premature, costly and counterproductive at this stage […]

The Remarkables celebrates the return of kea

The Remarkables celebrates the return of kea

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NZSKI, QUEENSTOWN 19 September 2019. For immediate release Conservation Week is off to a flying start for The Remarkables ski field, with the official naming of one of the seven native kea birds that have recently returned to the area. In a major conservation win, seven of the endangered birds have now […]

Entries open for the prestigious Ignite Wanaka Business Awards

Entries open for the prestigious Ignite Wanaka Business Awards

MEDIA RELEASE FROM IGNITE WANAKA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 11 September 2019. For immediate release Wanaka’s most anticipated business event returns this year with some exciting new changes and an element of mystery. The countdown to the biennial Ignite Wanaka Business Awards in partnership with Milford Asset Management begins this week, with entries opening at 9am […]

Skyline Queenstown launches Night Luge experience

Skyline Queenstown launches Night Luge experience

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE QUEENSTOWN, QUEENSTOWN 25 July 2019. For immediate release One of Queenstown’s most iconic tourist attractions will soon have an exciting new twist, with the installation of lights at Skyline Queenstown Luge making Night Luging possible. Skyline Queenstown has just installed 225 lights and 5.5km of cabling on its Luge tracks, ready […]

Author, economist Max Rashbrooke to discuss growth in Wanaka

Author, economist Max Rashbrooke to discuss growth in Wanaka

MEDIA RELEASE FROM LINK UPPER CLUTHA, WANAKA 17 July 2019. For immediate release Respected Kiwi author, journalist and economist Max Rashbrooke is coming to Wanaka to hold a timely talk about community growing pains and how people can positively influence change. LINK Upper Clutha, in partnership with Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce and Scope Media, […]

Queenstown ski fields ready for school holidays

Queenstown ski fields ready for school holidays

MEDIA RELEASE FROM CORONET PEAK AND THE REMARKABLES, QUEENSTOWN 5 July 2019. For immediate release Queenstown ski fields Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are ready to welcome the annual influx of winter school holiday visitors thanks to advanced snowmaking technology. Despite the weather conditions preventing much natural snowfall over the past couple of weeks, temperatures […]

All Black Luke Romano launches luxury adventure tourism brand Monarch Pursuits

All Black Luke Romano launches luxury adventure tourism brand Monarch Pursuits

MEDIA RELEASE FROM MONARCH PURSUITS, CHRISTCHURCH 1 July, 2019. For immediate release All Black and Crusaders lock Luke Romano today launches Monarch Pursuits, New Zealand’s first full-service outdoor adventure and travel company, targeting the premium visitor market. Monarch Pursuits provides bespoke, tailored itineraries incorporating hunting, fishing and heli-skiing experiences in NZ’s Southern Alps. Guests are […]

Locals ski for $20 while supporting region’s youth

Locals ski for $20 while supporting region’s youth

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NZSKI, QUEENSTOWN 17 June 2019. For immediate release. Queenstown and Wanaka residents have the chance to ski for $20 while supporting local youth at the NZSki Locals’ Day this Saturday (June 22). Coronet Peak and The Remarkables will be welcoming local skiers and snowboarders for their popular annual event, which will this […]

Coronet Peak opens with new chairlifts and improved snowmaking

Coronet Peak opens with new chairlifts and improved snowmaking

MEDIA RELEASE FROM CORONET PEAK, QUEENSTOWN 15 June 2019. For immediate release Queenstown’s playground just became a little more epic with the opening of Coronet Peak’s ski area today, with upgrades across the mountain focused on improving access for sightseers and snowsports enthusiasts. While the trail access was limited to sledding, the atmosphere was enthusiastic […]

Boots on the ground raises $120,000 for hospital patients

Boots on the ground raises $120,000 for hospital patients

MEDIA RELEASE FROM ULTIMATE HIKES, QUEENSTOWN 13 June 2019. For immediate release A new apartment block for the Bone Marrow Cancer Trust is a step closer to reality, with a vital funding boost of $120,000 thanks to a keen group of hikers tramping the Milford Track. Queenstown-based guiding company Ultimate Hikes this week hands over […]

The Remarkables opens with expanded learners’ terrain and upgrades to enhance guest experience

The Remarkables opens with expanded learners’ terrain and upgrades to enhance guest experience

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE REMARKABLES, QUEENSTOWN 8 June 2019. For immediate release The Remarkables ski area opened today with further upgrades across the mountain and a brand new learners’ area that increases novice terrain by 30 per cent. About 1700 skiers and boarders turned out for the opening day, enjoying the groomed trails accessed via […]