visitor accommodation

Expansion on the horizon

A luxury Queenstown hotel is pushing north – by taking on a posh, 25-metre cruiseliner in Auckland Harbour. The Rees Hotel is also looking at building a spanking new hotel in Christchurch. Hotel boss Mark Rose says the growth signals the...
Allegations of mismanagement at a Queenstown apartment complex have reached the Serious Fraud Office. Some disgruntled unit owners claim they're being ripped off. They claim some apartments are deliberately being let out more than others and lower-than-actual occupancy rates are being reported...
Threats of a hefty fine and jail time are flushing out Queenstown's unregistered holiday let owners. In January, City Hall wrote to almost 800 property owners, warning them if convicted they could face a $300,000 fine or two years in...

$10m hotel build

Consent's been lodged for a new Queenstown hotel, which will cost up to $10 million. Builder Russell Lund, of Dunedin, wants to build two five-level buildings beside The Sherwood at Goldfield Heights. Lund says his primary aim is to help alleviate...
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