Bungi Backpackers

Anyone born or who gave birth at Queenstown's former maternity hospital is invited to a group photo on April 8. The Sydney Street building – about to make way for a Holiday Inn Express hotel – was the town's maternity...
Developers of a $60 million hotel, proposed for a prime site in Queenstown, will publicly notify the resource consent application. International private equity real estate firm Pro-invest Group in March announced plans for a 227-room Holiday Inn Express on the...
As bulldozers prepare to move in on Queenstown's former maternity hospital, the first baby born there says it's just a case of progress. Philomena O'Connell-Cooper, who popped out in 1947, isn't saddened the hospital, now Bungi Backpackers, is being bowled...

$60m hotel plan

An Australian developer wants to spend $60 million-plus on a new hotel at the entrance to Queenstown. Pro-invest Group has lodged plans with the local council for an eye-catching 227-room Holiday Inn Express, breathing new life into a prominent plot...
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