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By GUY WILLIAMS A large digital billboard proposed for the side of Queenstown’s Crowne Plaza hotel has attracted nearly 50 submissions. As revealed in Mountain Scene on March 11, the 34 square metre billboard will display advertising aimed at pedestrians and...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A seven-metre-deep digital billboard proposed for the side of Queenstown’s Crowne Plaza hotel has some locals seeing red. The 34 square metre billboard would display advertising messages aimed at pedestrians and motorists headed westwards along Shotover Street. Running 24/7,...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Coming on top of Covid border closures, some retailers fear an impending dig-up of Queenstown’s town centre could put them under. Council’s about to start a $60 million CBD street upgrade — a ‘shovel-ready’ project it’s co-funding with...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Plans for a $12 million Queenstown film studio have been brought forward to address the Covid-19-induced collapse of the local tourism industry. The proposal, for a large Gibbston Valley site opposite the Victoria Flats landfill, has been sent to...

Resort hits ad big-time

Queenstown is the backdrop for a spectacular multi-million dollar advert screened during the Super Bowl. The Battle of Evony aired in the third quarter of Monday's dramatic American Football showdown in Houston, Texas, United States. WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: THE SOUTH TODAY Starring Hollywood's Aaron...
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