Eiichi Ishii

By PHILIP CHANDLER The driving force behind Arrowtown's Millbrook Resort was recognised during the recent New Zealand Open prizegiving at the golf course's 18th hole. The winning amateur in the pro-am was presented with a replica of a trophy created to...

In Memoriam – 2019

January Beloved Queenstowner Andi Rapley lost her battle with ovarian cancer, aged 58. Hundreds turn out to farewell Andi, who worked at Queenstown Airport for eight years, initially on the helpdesk and latter as operations duty manager. Prior to that she was...

Millbrook founder dies

The founder of Queenstown's Millbrook Resort has died. Eiichi Ishii died in Tokyo on Wednesday night, aged 80, following a short illness. Confirming the news in a media statement, Millbrook operations director Brian Howie said the resort had been ''extremely fortunate''...

Hush-hush cop op

A police security operation for the visit of a major political figure to Queenstown this weekend is expected to swing into action tomorrow after months of hush-hush preparation. Several well-placed sources have told the Otago Daily Times the operation to...
Golf heads might have been scratched when the New Zealand Open announced a deal with the Japan Tour in 2013. But the strategy's working, tournament boss Michael Glading tells David Williams People are getting it, Michael Glading says, and last year's New Zealand...
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