Chris Conway

Big funding fast track

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown eco-venture Treespace Queenstown Ltd has fast-tracked its forest planting plans for Mount Dewar after receiving a funding boost from tech entrepreneur and part-time resort resident Rod Drury. Treespace director Adam Smith tells Mountain Scene Drury’s not only...

Club jumping for joy

By GUY WILLIAMS The Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s world-renowned Gorge Road jump park will be  replaced by a new park on Queenstown Hill. Queenstown’s council has cleared the red tape on the long-running project, approving an ‘outline plan of works’ for...
By MATTHEW MCKEW A film festival making its premiere in Queenstown might be a chance for a new Spielberg to gain recognition, win a cool grand and promote the resort’s growing network of mountain bike trails. Queenstown Mountain Bike Club, which...

Rod’s ‘iconic’ track

By PHILIP CHANDLER A stunning mountain bike trail on Queenstown’s Coronet Peak, funded by tech entrepreneur Rod Drury, officially opens today. Named ‘Hot Rod’ after Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s new white knight, it runs from halfway down Coronet Peak, where Rude...
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