Wanaka bakery recruits top Kiwi baker as part of expansion plans

Wanaka bakery recruits top Kiwi baker as part of expansion plans

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE BAKERY WHOLESALE, WANAKA February 1, 2018. For immediate release Award-winning Wanaka business The Bakery Wholesale has recruited one of New Zealand’s leading bakers as part of major business expansion plans. Brent Hughes, himself an award-winning specialist artisan baker, will join The Bakery Wholesale on February 5 to lead the bread-making department […]

Wakatipu Yacht Club to host national championships

Wakatipu Yacht Club to host national championships

MEDIA RELEASE FROM WAKATIPU YACHT CLUB, QUEENSTOWN January 8, 2017. For immediate release Some of New Zealand and the world’s most talented young sailors will head to Queenstown next week for the O’pen Bic New Zealand Open, hosted by the Wakatipu Yacht Club. The anticipated regatta is set to be Queenstown’s largest sailing event to […]

Sold-out Rhythm and Alps a huge success

Sold-out Rhythm and Alps a huge success

MEDIA RELEASE FROM RHYTHM AND ALPS, WANAKA January 1, 2018. For immediate release Ten thousand partygoers rung in the New Year at Wanaka’s record-smashing Rhythm and Alps (R&A) music festival last night. The festival welcomed the biggest crowd in its seven-year history with 5,500 campers and 4,500 day-pass holders converging at Cardrona’s Robrosa Station to […]

Skyline Enterprises announces development plans for O’Connell’s Pavilion

Skyline Enterprises announces development plans for O’Connell’s Pavilion

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE ENTERPRISES, QUEENSTOWN December 19, 2017. For immediate release Skyline Enterprises has today revealed concept plans of a proposed $26 million redevelopment of Queenstown’s O’Connell’s Pavilion building. Artist’s impressions show a striking new façade for the 29-year-old building on Camp Street in the central business district. The existing building will be strengthened […]

Housemart recognised with two property management industry awards

Housemart recognised with two property management industry awards

MEDIA RELEASE FROM HOUSEMART, QUEENSTOWN November 10, 2017. For immediate release Southern Lakes property management specialists Housemart have won two prestigious industry awards at the annual Leading Property Managers New Zealand Awards in Queenstown last night. Housemart won the Excellence in Customer Service Award and property manager Nina Boyes won the Rising Star (Property Management) […]

AJ Hackett opens adventure hot spot in Singapore

AJ Hackett opens adventure hot spot in Singapore

MEDIA RELEASE FROM AJ HACKETT INTERNATIONAL November 3, 2017. For immediate release World-leading Kiwi adventure tourism pioneer AJ Hackett last night opened a major tourism venture in Singapore’s Sentosa Island. AJ Hackett Sentosa was officially opened by the New Zealand High Commissioner, His Excellency Dr Jonathan Edward Austin, in a formal ceremony. The highly-anticipated $SGD13 […]

Skyline Queenstown hosts community celebrations to mark 50th birthday

Skyline Queenstown hosts community celebrations to mark 50th birthday

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE QUEENSTOWN November 1, 2017. For immediate release. Skyline Queenstown has today announced it will be hosting two fantastic community events to celebrate its 50th anniversary this month. New Zealand’s most visited-tourist attraction invites the Queenstown community to an entertaining Kids Go Free morning on November 11, 2017, as well as a special […]

Skyline Queenstown releases staggering stats

Skyline Queenstown releases staggering stats

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE QUEENSTOWN October 27, 2017. For immediate release. Seventeen million gondola rides, 12 million Luge experiences, 850,000 pints of beer, 350,000 rotisserie chickens, 65 tonnes of coffee beans – these staggering statistics have all been enjoyed by Skyline Queenstown’s millions of domestic and international visitors in the last 50 years. New Zealand’s […]

Grace Jones’ Queenstown concert sells out

Grace Jones’ Queenstown concert sells out

MEDIA RELEASE FROM RHYTHM & ALPS, WANAKA October 19, 2017. For immediate release Tickets to the first-ever New Zealand show of legendary singer-songwriter and style icon Grace Jones have sold out. The limited-capacity concert at Queenstown Events Centre, which was announced on Tuesday morning, was all but sold out within the first 12 hours, with […]

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 […]

Skyline Enterprises advances investigations into Franz Josef Gondola project

Skyline Enterprises advances investigations into Franz Josef Gondola project

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SKYLINE ENTERPRISES, QUEENSTOWN October 2, 2017. For immediate release Skyline Enterprises is progressing investigations into its Franz Josef Glacier Gondola project with the retreat of the area’s winter snow. The company has been advancing extensive geotechnical surveys to identify the best route for the positioning of gondola towers. Survey work has been […]

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 […]