Skyline Queenstown celebrates 50th anniversary

Skyline Queenstown celebrates 50th anniversary

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE QUEENSTOWN June 8, 2017. For immediate release. New Zealand’s most-visited tourist attraction, Skyline Queenstown, today kicks off five months of community-focused celebrations to mark its 50th anniversary. The pioneering NZ-based global tourism company launches ‘50 Years of Fun’ – an exciting campaign that involves and acknowledges the local community as being […]

Record year in New Zealand luxury real estate

Record year in New Zealand luxury real estate

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NEW ZEALAND SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY May 11, 2017. For immediate release Leading luxury real estate agency New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty (NZSIR) has announced a record-breaking year, with a 65% increase in sales volume on the year prior. The agency’s best-performing licensees have also been named; combined, the top six achieved a […]

Major upgrade planned for Wanaka Yacht Club

Major upgrade planned for Wanaka Yacht Club

MEDIA RELEASE FROM WANAKA YACHT CLUB, WANAKA May 1, 2017. For immediate release The Wanaka Yacht Club has today released plans to significantly upgrade its existing facility on Wanaka’s lakefront. Intended to cater to the club’s rapidly growing membership, the new architecturally-designed clubhouse will redevelop the existing 140sq m building on Lakeside Road at an […]

Rhythm & Alps 2017 announces first headline act

Rhythm & Alps 2017 announces first headline act

MEDIA RELEASE FROM RHYTHM & ALPS, WANAKA April 3, 2017. For immediate release The South Island’s biggest New Year’s party, Rhythm & Alps, has today announced its first headline act for the 2017 festival: Tash Sultana. Widely praised as one of the world’s hottest new artists, Sultana is a one-woman musical powerhouse enjoying incredible success […]

$60m Holiday Inn Express Queenstown proposed

$60m Holiday Inn Express Queenstown proposed

MEDIA RELEASE FROM PRO-INVEST GROUP, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA March 30, 2017. For immediate release  Australian private investment firm and hotel developer Pro-invest Group has today unveiled plans to build its debut New Zealand hotel in Queenstown. Pro-invest intends to establish a Holiday Inn Express® on the corner of Stanley, Sydney and Melbourne streets in central Queenstown, […]

Locals lure crowds to Festival of Colour

Locals lure crowds to Festival of Colour

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SOUTHERN LAKES FESTIVAL OF COLOUR, WANAKA March 27, 2017. For immediate release A record number of Southern Lakes locals will participate in the acclaimed Festival of Colour, which kicks off in Wanaka next week. Known as New Zealand’s ‘best little arts festival’, the seventh biennial event launches on Monday, April 3 with […]

OCULA’s behavioural optometry service benefits Queenstown kids

OCULA’s behavioural optometry service benefits Queenstown kids

MEDIA RELEASE FROM OCULA, QUEENSTOWN March 16, 2017. For immediate release

        OCULA Queenstown optometrist Danielle Ross is working with local primary schools to help children overcome learning and behavioural challenges. As the only registered behavioural optometrist in the lower South Island, Ross is educating teachers on detecting and treating learning and behavioural […]

Top international acts to perform for Southern Lakes schools

Top international acts to perform for Southern Lakes schools

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SOUTHERN LAKES FESTIVAL OF COLOUR, WANAKA March 13, 2017. For immediate release  Southern Lakes school children will be treated to special workshops and exclusive live performances by leading New Zealand and international performers next month The Festival of Colour is bringing some of the top artists showcased in this year’s event into […]

Stellar entertainment lineup for 80th Wanaka A&P Show

Stellar entertainment lineup for 80th Wanaka A&P Show

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE WANAKA A&P SHOW, WANAKA February 27, 2017. For immediate release The 2017 Wanaka A&P Show is set to be the best yet with a jam-packed entertainment programme to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Held Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11 at the Wanaka Showgrounds, star attractions include beloved Kiwi icons the […]

Rhythm & Alps announces star-studded lineup

Rhythm & Alps announces star-studded lineup

MEDIA RELEASE FROM RHYTHM & ALPS, WANAKA December 9, 2016. For immediate release One of New Zealand’s biggest New Year’s parties, international music festival Rhythm & Alps (R&A), has announced a star-studded lineup for the 2016 event. Sixty acts, comprised of the best homegrown talent and top artists from around the world, have been confirmed […]

Topp Twins the top act for 80th Wanaka A&P Show

Topp Twins the top act for 80th Wanaka A&P Show

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE WANAKA A&P SHOW, WANAKA December 8, 2016. For immediate release Adored Kiwi entertainers the Topp Twins have been announced as one of the major drawcards for next year’s Wanaka A&P Show. The highly-anticipated two-day Show, which attracts 40,000 people to the Wanaka Showgrounds each year, is regarded as the South Island’s […]

Queenstown designer Ed Cruikshank unveils bespoke furniture for Louis Vuitton

Queenstown designer Ed Cruikshank unveils bespoke furniture for Louis Vuitton

MEDIA RELEASE FROM CRUIKSHANK, QUEENSTOWN October 31, 2016. For immediate release Queenstown furniture designer Ed Cruikshank has unveiled six exquisite pieces in the new Louis Vuitton retail store in the resort. Cruikshank was personally commissioned by the world-leading luxury French fashion house to design bespoke furniture for its new Queenstown store, which opened last week […]

New competition runs alongside Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon   

New competition runs alongside Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon  

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NEW ZEALAND SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY September 29, 2016. For immediate release A nationwide competition offering the chance to win three unforgettable Queenstown experiences has launched, in the lead up to the highly anticipated Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon. New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty (NZSIR) is running the Three Moments competition to […]

Real estate agency announced ‘Fastest-growing Services Business’ in regional Deloitte Fast 50 awards

Real estate agency announced ‘Fastest-growing Services Business’ in regional Deloitte Fast 50 awards

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NEW ZEALAND SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY September 22, 2016. For immediate release Luxury real estate agency New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty (NZSIR) has been awarded a top accolade at the prestigious Deloitte Fast 50 regional business awards. NZSIR won the title of Fastest Growing Services Business in the Lower South Island category at […]

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty announces major technology investment

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty announces major technology investment

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NEW ZEALAND SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY September 15, 2016. For immediate release A nationwide rollout of interactive digital technology installed on New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty (NZSIR) office windows is set to revolutionise the way properties are listed and sold. NZSIR is the first real estate agency in New Zealand to install the […]