Queenstown - Covid 19 Update

01 May 2020

Good morning friends and family,

We sincerely hope that where ever you are, near or far, that during these times you and your family are safe and healthy.  Travel may not be an option now, but sometime soon, the boarders will reopen and we'll be back to hosting you in our awesome apartments overlooking Lake Wakatipu.

For now we thought you may appreciate an update on what is happening in both Queenstown, and New Zealand.

Having moved from Level 4 to Level 3 lockdown, there is a fraction more relaxation to our lockdown.  Our bubbles have been extended by 'one degree' and home delivery services are up and running.   Our Covid-19 infections statistics are declining and the government believes that we have beaten the virus being tranmitted via communities.    The light is certainly on at the end of the tunnel!

In the mean time, we thought the following sites may be helpful if you are looking for further information about Queenstown and it's place amongst the pandemic.



NZHerald - Covering news from across NZ

Stuff - an online news aggregate portal with good local coverage

The Mountain Scene - Queenstown local paper:  This is where the real information about Queenstown can be found!

The Otago Daily Times - Drill down into Queenstown as a region for more local coverage



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FirstEats is new to the market, having literally launched last week.  This one stop website will tell you exactly who is open and available with meals for pick up or delivery.  Easy to use, current and accurate!


Local and National Government Websites

QLDC - This is our local council with the most accurate and up to date information on news, statistics, help, etc.

For more specific details the best place to get accurate and specific information is at the New Zealand Governments Covid-19 Website.  Here you will find detailed information about the different response Levels NZ has implemented and what they 'actually' mean

And for Immigration and all information relating to NZ borders you can find the information at Immigration NZ. 


Current National Stats as of May 1st 2020


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