economic growth

The economic benefits of tourism are often celebrated and the tourist sector regularly pats itself on the back for being a mainstay of the economy. But for some time now Queenstown’s been obsessed with growth, totally forgetting to ask who...
In 1967 Skyline had been running VWvans up to Bob’s Peak for four years. The tourists were having a fun, albeit bumpy, ride but the repairs and maintenance costs on the vans were taking a serious toll on the fledgling...
The buzz words for the Queenstown property market, according to an annual report launched on Friday, are "cyclical peak". Colliers International's market review and outlook for Queenstown, Wanaka and Dunedin sets the local property clock at the "peak" of 12 o'clock. Rather...
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