Superstar Grace Jones to perform in Queenstown

Superstar Grace Jones to perform in Queenstown

MEDIA RELEASE FROM RHYTHM & ALPS, WANAKA October 17, 2017. For immediate release Legendary singer-songwriter, supermodel, actress and style icon Grace Jones will perform her first-ever New Zealand show in Queenstown next year. One of the original Queens of Disco, Jones has been pushing the boundaries in music, fashion, art and life since the 1970s. […]

Local optometrist launches innovative eye service at OCULA

Local optometrist launches innovative eye service at OCULA

MEDIA RELEASE FROM OCULA, QUEENSTOWN & WANAKA October 17, 2017. For immediate release

        Leading optometry practice OCULA has launched a specialist eye service integrating three disciplines of eye care – the first of its kind in New Zealand. The specialist orthoptic service – offered through OCULA’s Queenstown and Wanaka practices – combines the expertise […]

Ignite Wanaka Business Awards finalists announced

Ignite Wanaka Business Awards finalists announced

MEDIA RELEASE FROM IGNITE WANAKA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, WANAKA 11 October 2017. For immediate release Finalists for the 2017 Ignite Wanaka Business Awards have been announced, with judges impressed by innovation, passion and strong financial performance among entrants. Almost 50 businesses from around Wanaka entered the awards, which is in its second year, and this year […]

America’s Cup set to visit the Wanaka Yacht Club

America’s Cup set to visit the Wanaka Yacht Club

MEDIA RELEASE FROM WANAKA YACHT CLUB, WANAKA September 25, 2017. For immediate release The Wanaka Yacht Club is inviting the local community to have lunch with one of the world’s most coveted trophies – the America’s Cup – when it travels to Wanaka next month. The Auld Mug will visit Wanaka for the first time […]

Best lineup yet confirmed for Rhythm & Alps 2017

Best lineup yet confirmed for Rhythm & Alps 2017

MEDIA RELEASE FROM RHYTHM & ALPS, WANAKA August 22, 2017. For immediate release Rhythm & Alps has today announced New Zealand’s strongest New Year’s lineup for its annual three-day festival in Wanaka. The South Island’s biggest New Year’s party has dropped an immense first lineup of artists, including international superstar TASH SULTANA and Kiwi success […]

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty welcomes Queenstown’s first female sales team

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty welcomes Queenstown’s first female sales team

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NEW ZEALAND SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY August 17, 2017. For immediate release. Premium real estate agency New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty (NZSIR) welcomes Queenstown’s first female real estate sales team later this year. Sarena Glass and Sarah McBride have collectively more than 35 years’ experience in Queenstown property and bring a wealth of […]

Local businesses called to enter 2017 Ignite Wanaka Business Awards

Local businesses called to enter 2017 Ignite Wanaka Business Awards

MEDIA RELEASE FROM IGNITE WANAKA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, WANAKA 16 August 2017. For immediate release Wanaka’s flourishing business community has another opportunity to celebrate success with the launch of this year’s Ignite Wanaka Business Awards. Entries to the Ignite Wanaka Business Awards in partnership with Milford Asset Management open today, alongside the announcement of two […]

Queenstown labour workforce continues to feel the pinch, survey findings reveal

Queenstown labour workforce continues to feel the pinch, survey findings reveal

MEDIA RELEASE FROM QUEENSTOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, QUEENSTOWN August 11, 2017. For immediate release Queenstown businesses affected by labour and skills shortages are experiencing a greater gap between current and ideal staffing levels, a new report has found. The Queenstown Lakes District Labour and Accommodation Survey Report, commissioned by the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce, contains […]

Queenstown Holiday Inn Express® consent to be publicly notified

Queenstown Holiday Inn Express® consent to be publicly notified

MEDIA RELEASE FROM PRO-INVEST GROUP, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA August 7, 2017. For immediate release  Developers of a proposed $60 million hotel in central Queenstown have made the decision to publicly notify its resource consent application. International private equity real estate firm Pro-invest Group is seeking consent to establish a 227-room Queenstown Holiday Inn Express® on the […]

Wanaka’s The Bakery Wholesale secures silver at Supreme Pie Awards

Wanaka’s The Bakery Wholesale secures silver at Supreme Pie Awards

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE BAKERY WHOLESALE, WANAKA August 4, 2017. For immediate release Wanaka-based business The Bakery Wholesale has picked up an outstanding accolade at this year’s NZ Bakels Supreme Pie Awards. The leading pie-makers have won silver in the coveted Commercial Wholesale category for their mince and cheese pie. Entry into the exclusive category […]

Scope Media celebrates fourth anniversary with rebrand

Scope Media celebrates fourth anniversary with rebrand

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SCOPE MEDIA, WANAKA June 12, 2017. For immediate release Southern Lakes communications and PR agency Scope Media today launches a rebrand to coincide with its fourth year in business. Since forming in June 2013, Scope Media has grown and its service offering has evolved to respond to an ever-changing media environment. As […]

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 […]

Skyline Enterprises appoints Geoff McDonald as new CEO

Skyline Enterprises appoints Geoff McDonald as new CEO

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE ENTERPRISES, NEW ZEALAND May 1, 2017. For immediate release Tourism and property company Skyline Enterprises has appointed experienced international business leader Geoff McDonald as the company’s new chief executive. Rotorua-born and raised McDonald is most recently the former vice president and general manager of global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Australia and […]

Wooing Tree Vineyard zone change to be publicly notified

Wooing Tree Vineyard zone change to be publicly notified

MEDIA RELEASE FROM WOOING TREE VINEYARD, CENTRAL OTAGO April 24, 2017. For immediate release The first step in the process to rezone land owned by Cromwell winery Wooing Tree Vineyard for a boutique residential and commercial development amongst the vines has been achieved. Central Otago District Council (CODC) has agreed to process Wooing Tree’s request […]

Kiwi actor Shane Cortese joins New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty

Kiwi actor Shane Cortese joins New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty

MEDIA RELEASE FROM NEW ZEALAND SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY April 20, 2017. For immediate release Well-known Kiwi actor Shane Cortese has joined premium real estate brand New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty. Cortese, a successful television and stage actor, is now a licensed real estate agent for NZSIR, to be based out of the company’s brand new […]

Skyline Enterprises opens $20m Luge development in Tongyeong City, South Korea

Skyline Enterprises opens $20m Luge development in Tongyeong City, South Korea

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE ENTERPRISES, QUEENSTOWN April 6, 2017. For immediate release New Zealand tourism company Skyline Enterprises has been formally congratulated by South Korean government officials at an elaborate opening ceremony for its $20 million Luge investment in Tongyeong City. About 210 dignitaries, local and national government officials, community leaders and local residents gathered […]