First ‘smart hotel’ in New Zealand opens in Queenstown

New Zealand’s first fully ‘smart’ hotel has opened its doors in the heart of Queenstown. MIPAD Holdings Ltd has opened mi-pad Queenstown, a next generation,...

Insider Guide to Queenstown New Zealand from local Damian Chapparo

American expat, Damian Chaparro, is the co-founder of Aro Hā wellness retreat in Glenorchy near Queenstown. The software executive turned yogic entrepreneur runs hiking style...

The new luxury super yacht hotel experience in Queenstown

Queenstown's luxe Eichardt's Private Hotel will now offer a luxury nautical option on Lake Wakatipu after acquiring The Pacific Jemm. The 24-metre Falcon 80 S...

Overnight winter cruise launches at Milford Sound

Fiordland’s luxury cruise operator Fiordland Discovery is preparing to launch Milford Sound’s only overnight winter cruise.  The boutique cruise operator – which offers unrivalled access...

The coolest ‘ice castle’ in New Zealand this winter

The first 'ice castle' in New Zealand will launch at Coronet Peak in early July. Coronet Peak will feature an elaborate, frozen castle with ice...

Is this the coolest landing bag in the southern hemisphere?

NZ Snow Sports Athletes Focus on Progression with New Landing Bag to be Installed at Cardrona.  New Zealand's elite skiers and snowboarders will be working hard...

Ski New Zealand like a pro – the best advanced runs...

Hunting for the steep and deep? Bored by anything that’s not a black or a double-black run? Lucky for you, New Zealand has some...

New Zealand’s secret ski field you need to know about

I had heard rumours of an active volcano in New Zealand that doubled as a ski field long before I saw it for myself....

Jucy opens new pod hotel in Queenstown in time for ski...

A new, low cost hotel capable of accommodating hundreds of visitors a night has opened in one of the country’s fastest growing tourist centres. The...

Be warned, the Sofa Ski Camp will make you a better...

Austrian ski instructors scare me. All that extreme schussing and turning perfection drilled into them from their qualification days in a country where skiing...

4 ways to save on a ski trip to Queenstown

Booking a ski trip to Queenstown is always a good idea - until, of course, your credit card statement arrives after the holiday and...

10 reasons Queenstown wins the snow wars

In a battle across the ditch, Queenstown delivers big for Australian skiers and snowboarders - and foodies, and adventurers, and adrenaline junkies, and shoppers,...

7 things to love about flying to Queenstown airport to ski

Really, we could make this entire blog post about the views, the vistas, the landscape. Is there any other airport as stunning as Queenstown? You...

5 must do’s in Queenstown this winter

Thinking about heading to Queenstown this winter? Think again. It’s a terrible place, full of delicious restaurants, over 150 licensed establishments packed into just...

Coronet Peak adds Wednesday night skiing this season

A wine on hump day is pretty standard, but this winter you can have it mulled, at Coronet Peak. The popular Queenstown ski field...

Winter Games New Zealand to be held annually

The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ has entered an exciting new era with confirmation that the Games will now take place on an annual...