Olivia Caldwell

Golf: Course for PGA event a 'no-brainer'

Golf: Course for PGA event a 'no-brainer'

Hosting next year's PGA golf Championship at The Hills near Arrowtown was a "no-brainer" according to tournament directors.

Elite award for concierge

Elite award for concierge

One of tourism and hospitality's top awards, the Les Clefs d'Or, was awarded to Queenstown's Steve Hanrahan last week.

Expedition one for the record books

Expedition one for the record books

The hardest part about setting a world record is coming home again.

McNeill hoping single just the start

McNeill hoping single just the start

A rising Queenstown singer-songwriter hit the airways yesterday morning as Katie McNeill's new single, Freedom, was played on Classic Hits for the first time.

Monorail no rival, tunnel group says

The director of the proposed $150 million Milford Dart Tunnel does not see the Queenstown-Te Anau monorail as a direct competitor in the push to be the main travel option between Queenstown and Milford Sound.

Riverstone will 'sell' Te Anau

Riverstone will 'sell' Te Anau

The proponent of the proposed $250 millon monorail project linking Queenstown and Te Anau is vowing the company will become Te Anau's biggest promoter.

Wakatipu High School principal resigns

Wakatipu High School principal resigns

Wakatipu High School's discarded and rehired principal has now resigned.

Badminton: Scheme to draw new players launched in NZ

Badminton: Scheme to draw new players launched in NZ

Wakatipu High School played host to the Badminton World Federation this week as the sport's top administrators launched its newest worldwide initiative at the school.

Queenstown-Te Anau monorail input sought

Queenstown-Te Anau monorail input sought

A proposal for a monorail link between Queenstown and Te Anau will be opened for public submissions less than a month after the controversial Milford Dart Tunnel was announced.

Chinese visitors killed in accident near tunnel

Chinese visitors killed in accident near tunnel

Four Chinese nationals were travelling in the car that crashed at the Homer Tunnel near Milford Sound on Wednesday night, killing two people, police said yesterday.