Aaron Murphy

Resort catches coronavirus

A Queenstown businessman says he started the year believing the summer of 2020 would be the best ever for his business. Now he's having second thoughts. Like accommodation providers, retailers and other tourist operators in the resort, he's come to rely...

Free digs for frazzled fireys

A Queenstown volunteer firefighter's helping to give free accommodation to weary Aussie fireys needing a break from fighting devastating bushfires. Aaron Murphy, who co-owns Queenstown Luxury Property Management, put out the call to owners of holiday homes he manages, and...

Couple collar the Kepler

Despite being run off their feet running two businesses and bringing up two toddlers, a Queenstown couple are well-primed for their first ultra-run. Bridget and Aaron Murphy have spent months preparing for the daunting 60-kilometre Kepler Challenge Mountain Run in Fiordland...