New South Wales police officer Joshua Paroci has been named as the tourist who died during a rafting trip on Saturday.
Natural snow, cold temperatures and “heaps more fire power” are getting Mt Hutt, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ready for the ski season.
Laura Douglas threw in corporate life in Auckland to start Real Country, a tourism venture based in Kingston on the shores of Lake Wakatipu.
AJ Hackett Bungy NZ has marked the company’s 30th year with its #LiveMoreFearLess campaign.
Queenstown and Wanaka business, tourism and council leaders have agreed to adopt a unified approach to regional issues during a “ground-breaking” meeting this week.
Former Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters general manager Matt Wong has been appointed to manage a new Queenstown adrenalin experience, iFLY Indoor Skydiving.
A new luxury hotel and wellness retreat looking to tap into the meetings and events market has been proposed for a site next to Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort.
The Chinese Consul General and AJ Hackett Bungy NZ co-founder will celebrate the new Landmarks Whenua Tohunga status of Historic Arrowtown and Chinese Settlement and the Kawarau Suspension Bridge next week.
The number of passengers who passed through Queenstown Airport in March rose to 198,983, up 15% on the same month last year.
More than 70 family, friends and colleagues of Moana-Roa Keith ‘Chief’ Haare have paid tribute to the popular rafting guide.
A preliminary post-mortem into the death of popular Queenstown Rafting guide Moana-Roa Keith ‘Chief’ Haare suggests he died due to a medical event, say police.
Find your Freedom, a new brand campaign for The Remarkables ski field in Queenstown, has been launched with their pre-season video featuring long-time Head of Ski Patrol Michel Lepage as the front man.
Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has confirmed that it has finalised the terms of a long-term lease with Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) for Wanaka Airport.
Chinese New Year and the Challenge Wanaka and NZ Golf Open sporting events have helped boost passenger numbers at Queenstown Airport in February.
The Ticker’s Bridget O’Connell went along to the opening of Camp Glenorchy yesterday and met the American couple behind the innovative eco-friendly accommodation.on.
The ISPS Handa New Zealand Open provided another valuable opportunity to promote New Zealand as a world class golfing destination.
Visitors to New Zealand’s ski slopes grew on average 5% over the past four years to reach 1.6 million in 2017, according to the Ski Areas Association of New Zealand (SAANZ).
Excitement is building ahead of Amway China’s arrival in New Zealand for their annual leadership seminar next month.
Air New Zealand’s ‘A Very Merry Mistake’ and Lake Wanaka Tourism’s (LWT) #skiwanaka campaigns have been named as finalists at Australia’s Mumbrella Travel Marketing Awards.
Destination Queenstown has teamed up with MiNDFOOD magazine again in 2018 to deliver a story-driven campaign to promote domestic travel to the four season resort in autumn.
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Queenstown Lakes District Council has received a significant amount of feedback in an online poll asking how freedom camping should be managed in the district.
Emergency services responded to an incident at Wanaka Airport on Thursday morning which involved a helicopter crashing in the airport’s helicopter training area at 11.28am.
Edgewater resort at Lake Wanaka has promoted its financial controller, Jon Brown, to the position of general manager.
The panel unanimously agreed to recommend that a long-term lease over the Lakeview recreation reserve be granted.
Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has reported an interim net profit after tax of $8.8m for the six months to December 2017, up 43% on the previous corresponding period.
QLDC moved on Friday to reduce the impact freedom campers are having at several popular community spaces in Queenstown and Wanaka.
QLDC has been asked to authorise restrictions as the first steps towards addressing irresponsible behaviour by a minority of freedom campers.
Queenstown jet boat operator KJet is looking to expand in to the wholesale markets with the appointment of a new international sales manager.
One of the world’s ‘Big Three’ credit ratings agencies has for the first time assessed Queenstown’s financial prospects.
WorkSafe and the Transport Accident Investigation Commission have launched investigations into industry deaths at Wanaka and Queenstown.
Queenstown Lakes District Council is seeking public input on the challenges posed by increasing numbers of freedom camping in the district.
Skyline Queenstown has appointed Wayne Rose its new general manager.
The Otago Regional Council has cleared Queenstown’s Lake Hayes safe to swim in and blamed ducks for an unusually high E.coli reading.
Queenstown Airport has welcomed its two millionth passenger this year in what it says is a “major milestone”.
Skyline Enterprises has reported an increase in trading across all of its businesses except for its Christchurch Casino and Dunedin Leisure Lodge operations.
Lake Wanaka Tourism has launched a Wanaka Tracks app in time for the busy summer season ahead.
Skyline Enterprises has unveiled concept plans for its proposed $26m redevelopment of O’Connells Pavillion shopping centre in Queenstown.
Swimmers have been warned away from Queenstown’s popular Lake Hayes after it recorded more than three-and-a-half times the level of E.coli considered safe to swim in.
New tourism statistics show how significant the sector is to this region and this country’s economy.
Queenstown Airport has opened the doors to its first dedicated operations centre, The Hub.
Queenstown’s 105-year-old steamship TSS Earnslaw, was today recognised as one of 12 significant Otago landmark heritage sites.
Two tourism businesses have been awarded a total of $40,000 of funding from Queenstown Lakes District Council’s new Economic Development Fund.
Queenstown’s award-winning Millbrook Resort is celebrating a major milestone – taking the next step towards developing a neighbouring farm into a new golf course interspersed with high-end residential homes.
Jetstar will operate between Wellington and Queenstown three times a week from March next year, providing travellers with a choice on the route for the first time since 2013.
Neighbours within a 3km radius of award-winning Queenstown property, The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments & Lakeside Residences will come eye to eye with its new little community ambassadors this summer.
Queenstown is clamping down on badly behaved freedom campers by doubling patrols and restricting access to the popular Lake Hayes.
Former Tourism New Zealand country manager Kiran Nambiar is joining Destination Queenstown as its new business development director.
The Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce has new leadership, with the election of Bridget Legnavsky as chair and Mike Toepfer as deputy at the board meeting yesterday.
Aspen Hotel Queenstown has appointed Mario Sandulescu to the newly created role of Executive Assistant Manager.
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