Jack’s Point

From November 20 Queenstowners can take their cars to work – or bus free for a week. Today Mountain Scene exclusively reveals the four new Orbus routes, which cover most of the Wakatipu Basin. For the first seven days of the new...

Green benchmark emerges

A newly-completed home at Queenstown's Jack's Point looks like it will set a new local record for performance and sustainability. It's the first local home designed to score seven stars on the New Zealand Green Building Council's (NZGBC) Homestar rating. It...
Seventy-two sections in Queenstown's newest large subdivision have sold in just three hours. Those sales alone have netted Hanley's Farm developer RCL Group more than $18 million, once titles are issued. Melbourne-based RCL Group has now sold 247 sections in four stages...

Education hub rubbed out

A huge education and technology campus planned near Queenstown's Jack's Point is dead in the water. Just as council experts were lining up to rail against the plan, its main supporter, the Jacks Point group of companies associated with developer...
A large fire which caused extensive damage to the Jacks Point Clubhouse, which also housed the golf course pro shop, in August was blamed on a chimney flue's incorrect installation about a decade ago. The Fire Investigation Report, released to...
Construction of Hanley's Farm's first stage is slated to begin next week. Developer RCL Group has appointed The Roading Company as civil works contractor for the project. Hanley's Farm is a 1750-section Queenstown development on 561 hectares between the foot of...
Queenstown's Jack's Point clubhouse restaurant has risen from the ashes after a fire two months ago. No-one was injured in the August 10 blaze, although it caused extensive damage to the building, which also houses the pro shop for the Jack's...

New stage is go

Developers are releasing the second stage of a massive 1750-section Queenstown neighbourhood after overcoming the last legal hurdle. Mountain Scene can reveal 49 sections at Hanley's Farm, near Jack's Point, will go on the market next Saturday, October 15. But they're...
Queenstowner Simon Green was as surprised as anyone that he retained his title at the second local Jack's Point Trail Run half-marathon last Saturday. The 40-year-old says he struggled during the first seven kilometre loop – "I was actually bringing up...
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