Anna Mickell

Chamber lends support

By TRACEY ROXBURGH QUEENSTOWN'S Chamber of Commerce has opened up membership to businesspeople who've been made redundant in the past three months, and owners who've had to close or hibernate their businesses. The free 12-month memberships are being supported by Westpac. 'WeAreCommunity'...

Chamber chief bows out

By Guy Williams There's been no shortage of praise for outgoing Queenstown Chamber of Commerce chief executive Anna Mickell, but the lady herself is keeping mum on her impending departure from the role. Chamber chairman Craig Douglas said in a statement...
Anna Mickell is the CEO of the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce, co-owner of The Health Media and a lover of literary legends, like Shakespeare and Dr Seuss March 26 (Day 1, Level 4). I was asked by Mountain Scene to write...

Lime squeeze

As Queenstowners put the boot into Lime scooters on social media, the resort's chamber of commerce boss warns an "ill-conceived" trial could set back a badly-needed transition to other modes of transport. Anna Mickell says the chamber's not opposed to...

Power play over hike

Chamber of Commerce boss Anna Mickell says a "raft of complex legislation" is partly to blame for Queenstown's clapped-out electricity infrastructure. She's "shocked" by the scale of power price hikes expected to result from a $55 million, three-year upgrade programme...

Driver ‘crisis’

Queenstown's popular $2 bus network's being shackled by a shortage of drivers, amid calls the resort should be declared a "special case" for overseas workers. Otago Regional Council's public transport boss Julian Phillips confirms to Mountain Scene they've signed off...
A new transport super-group is set to take a hands-on approach to sorting out Queenstown traffic woes. Unreliable public transport and traffic congestion have been constant bugbears in recent years. NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is developing a travel demand management plan...
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