entrepreneurs

United we stand

COMMUNITY. In March, as this town, and our country, went into lockdown and the reality and ramifications of Covid-19 on the Whakatipu started to hit home, Mountain Scene published a message on our front page, reminding us all our community...
By MATTHEW MCKEW A group of software developers is hoping to provide a local service to entrepreneurs looking for a global reach. Former cop turned tech guru Duncan Faulkner and his team of two others had come toward the end of...
FROM the off I’ll tell you I don’t like the term ‘‘migrant’’ — it just feels a bit ‘them and us’. Also, most of us migrated here from somewhere else, so there’s that. If you’ve lived here for a minute you’ll...

‘Let foreigners buy’

By MATTHEW MCKEW Queenstowners should be able to sell to whoever they ‘‘damn well please’’ — including foreigners. That’s according to ACT leader and MP David Seymour, who was in the resort on Wednesday ahead of September’s election. ACT’s Southland candidate Basil Waker...
When we toasted the arrival of 2020, who would have predicted within three months a virus spread to humans, from a bat in a wet-market in provincial China, would bring the world to its knees and wreak havoc on...
A group aiming to drive economic diversity is opening a pop-up space in Queenstown's town centre, where budding entrepreneurs can share ideas and get advice. Startup Queenstown Lakes (SQL) will launch the hub, called The Prospector, on Earl Street, on...
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