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Queenstown's Millbrook Resort looks to expand

Queenstown's Millbrook Resort looks to expand

Thu, 21st Aug 2014

Queenstown’s award-winning Millbrook Resort has conditionally purchased 66 hectares of land adjacent to the five-star resort, which could significantly expand the property and potentially see the resort upgraded from its current 27-hole layout to a full two-course layout....more

The Millhouse at Millbrook Resort wins exclusive award for Wine Excellence for third year running

The Millhouse at Millbrook Resort wins exclusive award for Wine Excellence for third year running

Wed, 6th Aug 2014

Millbrook Resort’s award-winning restaurant The Millhouse has received the prestigious Wine Award for Excellence by US Magazine Wine Spectator for the third year running....more

Millbrook Resort hailed best New Zealand hotel by leading website Wotif.com

Millbrook Resort hailed best New Zealand hotel by leading website Wotif.com

Fri, 27th Jun 2014

Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort continues to ride the wave of awards success notching up another best hotel in New Zealand title, this time from the world’s leading travel website Wotif.com....more

Award-winning Millbrook Resort installs New Zealand's first state-of-the-art GPS system for golf carts

Award-winning Millbrook Resort installs New Zealand's first state-of-the-art GPS system for golf carts

Mon, 16th Jun 2014

Queenstown’s award-winning Millbrook Resort is once again leading the way in world-class guest experiences investing in a state-of-the-art GPS system for its brand new fleet of golf carts....more

Millbrook Resort named a 'Stellar Stay' in Australia and New Zealand by leading travel website HotelsCombined

Millbrook Resort named a 'Stellar Stay' in Australia and New Zealand by leading travel website HotelsCombined

Tue, 20th May 2014

The world’s leading hotel price comparison website, HotelsCombined, has named Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort one of the best properties in Australia and New Zealand in its second annual ‘Stellar Stays’ awards....more

Passion for Perfection at the 2014 MercedesTrophy New Zealand Final

Passion for Perfection at the 2014 MercedesTrophy New Zealand Final

Mon, 28th Apr 2014

The 2014 Mercedes Trophy New Zealand Final was held at Millbrook Resort near Queenstown from April 25-27....more

New dates announced for 2015 New Zealand Open

Wed, 5th Mar 2014

Organisers of the New Zealand Open today (Wednesday March 5) announced that the 2015 New Zealand Open will be moved back two weeks to be held from March 12 to 15 2015.

Staged at The Hills and Millbrook Resort in Queenstown last week, tournament organisers have hailed the event “a huge success” confirming an increased crowd of 20,000 attended over the four days - around 5,000 more than the NZPGA tournament held last year.

“We’re really pleased with the official numbers,” said Tournament Director Michael Glading.

“If it weren’t for brutal weather on Friday with snow on the mountains and uncharacteristically cold days, things could have been even better,” he said.

This year was the first time a national Open had been held in this format, running over two courses and including a pro-am competition. The event has been “very well received” by players, amateurs, celebrities, volunteers and attendees with “outstanding” feedback already.

Next year the event will be held at The Hills and Millbrook Resort once again and the new date in March will closer align with a swing of events that lead into the Japan golf tour.

“It makes a lot of sense to push the event back a little so players can have a lead in to major tournaments in Asia.   

“The feedback from players and celebs has been overwhelming. They love coming to Queenstown and many of the professionals have said it's their favourite event of the year,” said Mr Glading.  

 As well as visitors enjoying the golf, an estimated 2,000-strong crowd enjoyed the Open Sounds concert presented by Amisfield on Saturday night, featuring up and coming young local singer Holly Arrowsmith and Anika Moa.

“The entertainment factor at the NZ Open -including ‘The 19th’ and the 15th Party Hole- is hugely important and one we plan to build on year by year,” said Mr Glading.

“We’re already looking forward to the 95th NZ Open.”

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1/ Crowds congregate at the 18th hole at The Hills during the 2014 NZ Open
2/ Round two of the 2014 NZ Open at Millbrook Resort Queenstown
3/ The Hills owner Sir Michael Hill, 2014 NZ Open winner Dimitrios Papadatos and Millbrook Resort owner Mr Eichii Ishii

New Zealand Open: Contenders in form ahead of Queenstown

New Zealand Open: Contenders in form ahead of Queenstown

Thu, 27th Feb 2014

Many of the leading contenders for the New Zealand Open Championship are in good form in the countdown to the tournament from February 27 to March 2....more

Japanese Pros in awe of Queenstown

Japanese Pros in awe of Queenstown

Tue, 25th Feb 2014

Japanese professionals Toshinori Muto and Yuki Kono are thrilled to be in Queenstown for the New Zealand Open Championship which tees off on Thursday....more

New Zealand Open: Pre-qualifiers found across NZ

New Zealand Open: Pre-qualifiers found across NZ

Wed, 29th Jan 2014

The road to the New Zealand Open Championship started yesterday for around 190 golfers across New Zealand at four iconic venues that have all hosted major New Zealand Golf tournaments....more

New Zealand Open: Quality Japanese Tour players confirm for Queenstown

New Zealand Open: Quality Japanese Tour players confirm for Queenstown

Tue, 28th Jan 2014

With the announcement today that 11 golf professionals will be travelling from Japan to compete in the New Zealand Open, the overall field in 2014 will now comprise a total of 20 professionals who ply their trade on the lucrative Japan Golf Tour....more

Millbrook Resort named Top Hotel in New Zealand for second year running

Millbrook Resort named Top Hotel in New Zealand for second year running

Thu, 23rd Jan 2014

Multi-award winning Millbrook Resort has been lauded the Top Hotel in New Zealand for the second year running in Trip Advisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice awards....more

New Zealand Open: Countdown to Pre-Qualifying on January 28

New Zealand Open: Countdown to Pre-Qualifying on January 28

Thu, 16th Jan 2014

The countdown is almost over for golfers hoping to play in the New Zealand Open Championship in Queenstown....more