Remarkables Park

Queenstown restaurateur Tony Robertson sure has his plate full. Not content with running one local restaurant, he's opening his second Nelson premises this month – and now he's moving there. He discusses his life in cuisine with Philip Chandler Forty years after first coming to...

France comes to Frankton

Finding the recipe for a successful business has been a long journey for one couple. French couple David and Marion Lamercerie hope to open bakery Ma Boulangerie at Queenstown's Remarkables Park before Christmas. They wanted to set up a traditional patisserie in...

School build gathers pace

Queenstown's new mega-bucks high school is taking shape. The Wakatipu High School project, on Hawthorne Drive, Frankton, has gone vertical with the structural steel and precast concrete walls. All structural work is expected to be completed before Christmas, with facade framing,...

Warning shot over road funding

Frankton developer Alastair Porter's fired a warning shot over a move to make his firms pay millions of dollars for a major new road. Queenstown's council wants to pass on almost its entire financial contribution to the $22 million eastern access...

Centre gets go ahead

Queenstown's first convention centre has the green light. The local council's issued a non-notified consent for Frankton developer Remarkables Park to build and operate a strikingly-designed centre which can easily handle 700 delegates. Remarkables Park boss Alastair Porter hopes it will open...

Bouncing back

Queenstown's SITE Trampoline has re-opened in massive new premises in Frankton, after a $500,000 fit-out. The business has more than quadrupled in size and now boasts seven Olympic-quality trampolines and a tramp park area, complete with foam pit and a...
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