Experience

People, place, events, news, cool stuff. Stories from the centre and our Queenstown community.

Kids Eat Free for LUMA

Queenstown Central Shopping Centre is making things easy for LUMA this year with a kids eat free offer at all our eateries throughout Queens Birthday Weekend. All eateries will have their own special LUMA offer in-store for kids 12 and under, every day of the...

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Park & Ride to LUMA from Queenstown Central

Queenstown Central has getting to LUMA sorted this year with the new (and totally FREE) Park & Ride LUMA bus. In a first for the event, Queenstown Central has teamed up with LUMA, Orbus and AJ Hackett to help to alleviate the inevitable traffic congestion...

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Moscow Circus at Queenstown Central

The circus has come to town for school holidays and you'll find them at Queenstown Central Shopping Centre! After 20 years, the world's most renowned production is making an extravagant return to New Zealand. Watch as international talent brings to life The Great Moscow Circus!...

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We're OPEN all Easter.

Queenstown Central stores will be trading as normal all weekend*. So pop on down for a retail fix, or a hunger buster and support your local. Happy Easter from all of us at Queenstown Central. * Merchants Liquor hours will vary from normal. Contact stores...

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Taco Revival - with Taco Medic

South Island cousins Robbie McGillivray and Ant Wilkins, owners of Taco Medic at Queenstown Central Shopping Centre, talk to us about how they got into the business of making fresh, authentic Mexican-style tacos. Hi guys, nice to see you! Tell us a bit about your...

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Be in to win a $200 Gift Card this Valentines Day

Sign up to the Queenstown Central newsletter and be in to win a $200 gift card to shop at Queenstown Central* That's a new outfit, some outdoor gear, a new edition to the kitchen, something stylish for the home, beauty treatment, hair appointment or lunch/dinner...

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December late night shopping Thursdays till 8pm

We know that getting all your shopping done before Christmas can be a busy time. That's why this year Queenstown Central is open late till 8pm on Thursday 3 December, 10 December and 17 December with some retailers also open late on Christmas Eve (hours...

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Santa in The Market 17 - 21 December

Santa is back again at Queenstown Central Shopping Centre this year... He'll be at The Market EVERY DAY from 10am - 3pm from Thursday 17 December - Monday 21 December with kids entertainment and facepainting DAILY This year we will also have an extra special...

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Living Up High - with Base NZ

As Queenstown eagerly waits the next dump of snow on the mountains – we talk to Brent Harridge, (owner), and crew at the Base NZ store, Queenstown Central Shopping Centre, to chat about snow, adventure and life in Queenstown. Hi Brent tell us about Base...

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LUMIFY Queens Birthday Weekend

As the 2020 LUMA Light Festival has been cancelled this year, the team at LUMA are encouraging everyone to bring a little bit of  "LUMA sparkle" to our community (from a safe distance of course) May 29 - 1 June by lighting up windows, letterboxes...

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Alert 2 (again) - We're Open!

With the move to Alert Two COVID-19 status from Sunday 28 February Queenstown Central Shopping Centre doors remain OPEN. As always, we've put extra cleaning measures and social distancing practices in place to keep our customers safe so we can all continue on with our...

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Mooching and Motherhood with Kerry-Anne Roberts

It needs not be said that parenthood has been equal parts challenging and rewarding these past weeks while under the New Zealand lock-down for Covid-19. We talk to store manager Kerry-Anne Roberts of Mooch, Queenstown Central Shopping Centre on Mother’s Day to chat all things...

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Open for essentials, takeaways and click + collect

Now OPEN at Queenstown Central Shopping Centre for contactless Click + Collect ordering/delivery: Love Chicken, Wu Cha, Sal's Pizza, Subway, The Meat Preachers, St Pierres Sushi Black & White Coffee, Social Clothing, Mooch, Merchants Liquor, Kmart and Issimo Shoes. Visit individual websites for hours and...

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The Big New Zealand Easter Egg Hunt

Our Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has a challenge for the kids of New Zealand! The Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny have been considered an essential service - which is great news! But because we’re all in isolation at the moment, the Easter Bunny might...

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Soul Food Organic - Living for a Better Future

Health and sustainability are conversations the whole world is having at this very moment. The global Covid-19 pandemic, and the enforced isolation we find ourselves in here in New Zealand, has got us thinking about what we truly need in our lives to exist and...

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Fierce Grace Yoga - now streaming LIVE

While we're all held in the captivity of our Covid-19 bubbles, Fierce Grace have cleverly come up with LIVE STREAMING Yoga classes, so you can practice yoga from the comfort of your living room. Its important to maintain physical and mental health in these uncertain...

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Queenstown Central Essential Services

Queenstown Central Shopping Centre stores are open for the following essential services* Antidote Pharmacy | Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm Soul Food Organic | Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm Kim's Asian Mart | Open 7 days, 9am - 6pm Mooch | Open 7...

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COVID-19 Queenstown Central Shopping Centre Closure

Attention all customers All non-essential stores at Queenstown Central Shopping Centre will close from end-of-business Wednesday 25 March following the government’s announcement and alert level upgrade. All non-essential businesses have to close their doors for a minimum of 4 weeks and that includes Queenstown Central...

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DQ's Adventure Festival 12 – 19 March

Destination Queenstown has been reviewing what  “Adventure” means to our visitors of Queenstown. The review forms part of a brand refresh project designed to reset Queenstown's promotion on the world stage. Part of the re-brand project involved a re-look at Destination Queenstown’s current tagline: “Feel...

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Zirka Circus at Queenstown Central | 20-26 January 2020

Hold on to your hats - the circus is coming to Queenstown Central Shopping Centre! Introducing: Into The Future - the 10 year anniversary tour from Zirka Circus. Zirka Circus has successfully been entertaining families in NZ for more than ten years and is the...

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Merry Xmas from Queenstown Central

And that's a wrap! Thanks to everyone who came to the Centre to see Santa and get their photo taken. Santa's Grotto will be back bigger and better in 2020. Thanks to 222 Photographic Studios for the amazing photos! Have a safe and happy holiday...

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A new shine on Christmas for Queenstown

Queenstown Central Shopping Centre recently partnered with local creative collective South Island Light Orchestra (SILO), to create a spectacular Christmas tree commemorating the festive season. The tree, situated in Frankton, close to State Highway 6 stands over eight metres tall and is framed by a...

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