CBD

Key to new hotel – no key

What's claimed to be New Zealand's first fully 'smart' hotel has opened on the fringe of Queenstown's CBD. Mi-pad Queenstown – a striking $15 million, six-storey, 57-room hotel on Henry Street – has been designed by renowned local architect John...
A Queenstown cottage that has been owned by the same family for 75 years has sold for $3 million. The 100sqm cottage at 16 Brisbane St in central Queenstown, though not the waterfront, has three bedrooms, an original coal range,...
Two local taxi firms are urging City Hall to introduce cab permits in Queenstown – citing congestion woes in the CBD. Queenstown Taxis and Green Cabs reckon newbies are flooding the resort and clogging up taxi ranks. They've counted 22 new...

Bookshop pulls out

In a blow to the Queenstown CBD, major book and stationery store Whitcoulls is shutting shop in Beach Street. The chain's boss Brenda Pennycuick says it's "not a location that is working for us". "We never like to be closing stores...
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