queenstown-rental - 03 409 0480southland - 03 214 6269clutha-catlins - 03 418 0306

206 found - page 4 of 30

  • Queenstown house prices 'race ahead'

    Source: scene.co.nz  Queenstown is fast becoming the poster child for New Zealand's housing unaffordability. House prices in the Queenstown Lakes are up 22 per cent on a year ago, to $875,002. QV spokeswoman Andrea Rush says the Queenstown Lakes district is "racing ahead" as the perfect storm of high demand from tourists, locals, workers and investors all looking for accommodation meant housing costs were at a premium. "Home values rose 9 per cent over the past three months...

    Thu 2nd Jun 2016

    Full post
  • Free Queenstown wi-fi switched on

    Source: stuff.co.nz  Free wi-fi in central Queenstown has been officially switched on. The service is a collaboration of Downtown Queenstown and HQ which have extended the connection to The Mall, Beach St, Earnslaw Park and Village Green. Downtown Queenstown manager Steve Wilde said the project was an example of local communities "getting on and getting it done".  "If we just grab from the ratepayers all the time we can't do...

    Thu 2nd Jun 2016

    Full post
  • Queenstown's Skyline gondola's $60 million facelift

    Source: stuff.co.nz  Queenstown's Skyline gondola will double in size once a proposed $60 million redevelopment goes ahead. The development includes the replacement of its gondola and luge chairlift, as well as a major expansion of its upper complex and a brand new lower terminal building to accommodate the anticipated growth in visitor numbers over the next 30 years. Skyline Enterprises plans lodging a resource consent application with the Queenstown Lakes District...

    Thu 2nd Jun 2016

    Full post
  • Invercargill City Council to start work on $590,000 Chinese Park before spring

    Source: stuff.co.nz  Work on the Invercargill City Council's $590,000 Chinese Garden could start before spring.  The friendship garden, to commemorate Invercargill's sister city relationship with Chinese city Suqian, has been given the green light in the council's annual plan.  Council parks and reserves manager Robin Pagan said the funding would be available for the next financial year. The garden would be covered by funds set aside in the...

    Thu 2nd Jun 2016

    Full post
  • More Southlanders using KiwiSaver to buy their first home

    Source: stuff.co.nz  Southlanders using KiwiSaver to buy their first home has increased by 50 per cent in less than a year. Data shows in the 2014-15 financial year a total of 449 KiwiSaver members used their accounts to make a withdrawal to buy their first home. That figure has jumped to 654 between July 1, 2015, and April 30. In the 2014-15 year a total of $6.4 million was withdrawn by Southlanders, which has...

    Wed 1st Jun 2016

    Full post
  • Cautious hopes for new Queenstown marina for next summer

    Source: stuff.co.nz  After six years of planning the trio behind plans for a new marina at Frankton, on Lake Wakatipu, face one final hurdle before construction can begin. Operating as Lake Marina Projects Ltd, Queenstown businessman Alan Kirker and his United States-based business partners Nasser and Iraj Barabi begin have just received consent from the Overseas Investment Office to proceed with their plans. The lease is worth about $3 million and...

    Wed 1st Jun 2016

    Full post
  • Trail group eyes funds

    Source: odt.co.nz The group investigating building a new cycleway starting at Lawrence and heading towards Milton, hope the project will fall under the new trail network funding plan announced recently by the Government. The Government has pledged to provide $13 million to build new trails to link the existing Otago trails. However, a Lawrence group is in the early stages of creating a new cycleway from the town to Milton and Lake Waihola. Lawrence Cycle Trail Working Group chairman Mark...

    Wed 1st Jun 2016

    Full post