Jack’s Point

By GUY WILLIAMS University of Otago’s applied for consent to build a $12 million retreat for academics near Queenstown’s Jack’s Point, but is backing off a plan to build it by the end of next year. Calling it one of the...
By MATTHEW MCKEW Plans to increase housing in Ladies Mile and Frankton by up to 4000 units rely on Kiwis ditching cars in favour of bus and ferry networks. That’s according to the growing list of consultant-produced and council-commissioned plans for...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A company about to prefabricate timber buildings using world-leading German technology arose from a chance meeting between neighbours at Queenstown's Jack's Point. About three years ago, Tristan Franklin, who has a management/governance background, found out his new neighbour,...
By PHILIP CHANDLER It was Queenstown's most-anticipated residential property auction. With the resort's tourism economy having been hammered by Covid-19 restrictions, Bayleys Queenstown's mega-auction on May 29 - the first major one since the crisis hit - was seen as a...

Lockdown hole in one

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown golfer Kerry Harper's scored what's surely a rare claim to fame - a lockdown hole-in-one. With golf still in the grip of Covid-19 Level 3 restrictions last Saturday, including a raised cup in place of the normal...

Law leader’s cup dreams

For the players in this New Zealand team, making an appeal comes naturally. The national lawyers' cricket team, led by a Queenstowner, has just taken part in the Lawyers' Cricket World Cup in Hamilton, ending on January 9. AWS Legal's Scott...

$500m village tees off

Building work on a half-a-billion dollar-plus village at Queenstown's Jack's Point is about to start. The long-awaited central hub – alongside Lake Tewa and the Clubhouse – will comprise 110 homes, a mix of 600 visitor accommodation rooms, including a...
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...
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