Brendan Quill

Eight Queenstown Winter Festival events have been cut in this year's shortened shindig. Mountain Scene can reveal the Drag Race, Street Parade, Mountain Mayhem, Comedy Debate, Downtown Day, Frisbee Golf Doubles Winter Wind Up, Golden Mile and Slopestyle have been...

Hammer down for school

Talk about supporting your kid's school. Queenstown accountant Peter Wilson, whose son Calder goes to Shotover Primary, bought a four-bedroom house at auction last Saturday, putting the final seal on a school fundraiser. Wilson bid $810,000 for the brand-new Shotover Country...

Smooth talkers get gongs

Two motormouth MCs were stopped in their tracks when Queenstown's outgoing mayor invited them to a local cafe early this month. When broadcaster and councillor Craig 'Ferg' Ferguson was asked by Vanessa van Uden to meet her at Bobs Weigh,...

Vacant gem set to shine

Major interest is expected in a vacant visitor accommodation-zoned site near downtown Queenstown that went on the market last Thursday. The 885 square metre site – a popular pedestrian short-cut on the corner of Suburb Street and the main Frankton Road...
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