Church Street

Agency’s generation game

By PHILIP CHANDLER Fifteen years after selling her Queenstown real estate business, prominent realtor Mae Young’s back on the scene. Last week she joined Ray White’s local office as a licensee salesperson, at the same time as her 23-year-old son, newly-qualified salesman, James...

Businesses defy downturn

By PHILIP CHANDLER WHAT downturn? Despite Covid-19 border closures causing business carnage, five operators - an art gallery, a car dealership and three hospo companies managed to open new outlets between last Friday and Monday. After fashion store World closed in Church...
By MATTHEW MCKEW A campaign's been launched in Queenstown to keep the resort buzzing with the sound of music. Yonder prides itself on being the place to be for up-and-coming artists in New Zealand. But, with Covid-19 hitting the purse strings, there's...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH A Queenstown adventure tourism company's zipping into new territory to support the resort's arts, culture and performance communities. Next weekend Ziptrek Ecotours will hold its first 'Treehouse Sessions', where about 20 local musos will take to the tree...
The owners of Queenstown hospo institution The World Bar are taking over the historic cottage next door. Gary Livesey and Steve Ward say their plans for McNeill's Cottage embrace art, food, music, drinks, performance and drama. But they're keeping the concept...
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