waterfront

By PHILIP CHANDLER Downtown Queenstown’s set to feature more in the second series of TV crime thriller One Lane Bridge, which wrapped up two months’ shooting yesterdat. ‘‘Whilst I’m never going to be grateful for Covid, and nobody in Queenstown will...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH Shattered windows, lost stock, closed footpaths and near-constant noise. Two months after the start of Queenstown’s CBD upgrade beginning, the length of Beach Street, some business owners are already tearing their hair out. While all spoken to by Mountain...

Bidding war for Frankton crib

By PHILIP CHANDLER The price fetched at auction for a Queenstown waterfront property has blown people out of the water. Following a bidding war at a Bayleys auction last Friday, a local buyer successfully bid $1,690,000 for 963 Frankton Road —...

Legacy to Pedro

By MATTHEW MCKEW Almost a decade on from the original being destroyed in the Christchurch earthquakes there’s a Pedro’s restaurant sitting pride of place on Queenstown’s waterfront. Co-owner Damian Brown says he’s ‘‘astonished and proud’’ to have opened, having worked hard...

Cox money trickling back

By MATTHEW MCKEW Unexpected repayments have been gratefully received by Wakatipu businesses caught out by struggling tourism wholesaler Website Travel. But others remain unpaid and it means a burning hole in their pocket with the government wage subsidy expiring from this...
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