What’s on in Queenstown over the festive break?

By Charlie Curel on 19 December 2014
Queenstown’s calendar is packed with events, festivals and things to see and do over the Christmas, New Year and summer holidays. From fireworks and sporting events to music festivals, here's a taste of what's in store.

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Bendigo Station

‘Running of the Wools’ to kick start Rural Games in Queenstown

By Charlie Curel on 18 December 2014
More than 300 merino sheep will run through Queenstown’s town centre in February to mark the start of the Hilux New Zealand Rural Games.

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Jetstar’s new Gold Coast-Queenstown flight receives traditional welcome

By Charlie Curel on 15 December 2014
Passengers arriving on the first trans-Tasman flight between the Gold Coast and Queenstown (13 December) were welcomed by a traditional aircraft water arch and Māori powhiri on the tarmac.

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More summer biking options for Queenstown

By Charlie Curel on 11 December 2014
Coronet Peak is the latest to add to Queenstown’s summer mountain biking offering.

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BMW New Zealand Open

Benny Tipene to headline ‘Open Sounds’ concert in Queenstown

By Charlie Curel on 26 November 2014
Organisers of the BMW New Zealand Open have announced that popular Kiwi music artist Benny Tipene will headline the event’s ‘Open Sounds by Amisfield’ concert at The Hills.

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Air NZ Queenstown International Marathon

Inaugural Queenstown International Marathon

By Charlie Curel on 25 November 2014
Year one of the Queenstown International Marathon is done and dusted and with close to 6,000 runners from over 31 countries what an event it was!

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Jamie Greenway

New Bike Park for the Cardrona Valley

By Charlie Curel on 21 November 2014
Cardrona Alpine Resort, renowned for great winter skiing, is set to open a new bike park next month (December).

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Southern Discoviers

The Hobbit Fan Fellowship hits Queenstown

By Charlie Curel on 6 November 2014
In the lead up to the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a 150 strong Hobbit fan contingent have been flown to New Zealand for a once in a lifetime Middle-earth adventure.

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