Martin King

By HUGH COLLINS The organiser of Queenstown’s annual Winter Pride’s staggered he hasn’t received support from a ratepayer-funded tourism body. Martin King wrote to Destination Queenstown, City Hall and Queenstown’s Chamber of Commerce at the start of May in a bid...
By HUGH COLLINS Despite ongoing uncertainty with Covid-19 restrictions, Queenstown's Winter Pride will officially go ahead in 2020. The hugely popular annual event was put on hold at the end of March, just before the start of the Alert Level 4 lockdown. All...
By PHILIP CHANLDER To help Queenstown's economic recovery, the resort's being touted as a New Zealand, Australasian and even global capital for same-sex weddings and civil unions. Behind the initiative are Winter Pride festival co-organiser Martin King, who started the Pride...
By MATTHEW MCKEW and HUGH COLLINS Uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic's forced the Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival 2020 to be cancelled. The festival, in its 46th year, was to have been held between June 18 and 21, but it's the...
The new owners of Queenstown's Gay Ski Week QT have taken the radical step of rebranding it. From Thursday just gone, the long-running annual festival is renamed 'Winter Pride'. Locals Mike Hughes and Martin King, who took over early this year,...
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