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Ain’t no mountain high enough! Bas Smith summits Denali

“Certainly one of the adventure highlights of my life… it was a fantastic achievement to pull this off in the style that we did.”  That’s how Ray White Queenstown Principal Director Bas Smith described summiting Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America. The unforgiving Denali, with a summit elevation of more than 6,100 metres… Read more »

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Kawarau River Station sold for $8.05m at mortgagee auction

Kawarau River Station, one of the Wakatipu Basin’s most significant freehold land blocks sold on July 4 for $8,050,000 at a high profile auction at Ray White Queenstown’s Church Street offices. The station was bought by Queenstown Farm Ltd, a company associated with the Porter brothers, well-known developers of Queenstown’s Remarkables Park and Shotover Park… Read more »

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Ray of Giving Extends to Happiness House Queenstown

Well-known realtor Ray White and Rotary Club Queenstown have joined forces launching a Christmas gift drive to enable struggling locals to enjoy a better festive season this year. Locals are being asked to contribute new gifts for all ages to The Little Ray of Giving initiative which aims to provide presents and special treats for families… Read more »

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Truly Remarkable – Kawarau River Station

Kawarau River Station near Queenstown is on the market for only the second time in its history. The high-country station at the foot of The Remarkables mountain range has 14 kilometres of riverfront land. Real estate agent Bas Smith, of Ray White Queenstown, said the station spanned 1826 hectares and its sale offered a rare opportunity. “The… Read more »

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Ray White Queenstown – Godzone Adventure race

Bas Smith from Ray White Queenstown along with team members Hayden Key, Jess Simson and Matt Wood recently completed the Godzone Adventure race in held in Queenstown between 7th – 14th April.  Their team was called Team RnR Sport. This is a multi-day, non-stop expedition-style adventure race covering approximately 450km that involved navigation, trekking, mountain biking and… Read more »

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Seasoned Queenstown Realtor moves into Business Ownership

Experienced local Queenstown real estate agent Wayne Cafe has taken ownership of the Ray White Frankton real estate business. The busy main road office situated in the Frankton Corner Shopping Zone, was previously owned by the combined Queenstown and Arrowtown Ray White offices. The ownership takeover fits in with Ray White’s national strategy of placing… Read more »

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Illuminate – Moke Lake by Lucia King-Smith

Lucia King-Smith is the 10 year old daughter of Bas Smith, one of the partner franchisees of Ray White Queenstown.  Lucia is a keen photographer and is amongst famous company in a national charity drive that is seeing her photo of Moke Lake being auctioned on Trade Me alongside celebrities Dave Dobbyn, Lucy Lawless, Mils… Read more »

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Successful Appointment for Ray White Queenstown

Ray White Queenstown has received a significant appointment to sell down 20 sections in the Jacks Point development. Located just outside of Queenstown, the Jacks Point development has 600 lots in total with about 200 lots in private ownership.  Section sizes range from 800 to 1,200sqm.  The sections that Ray White Queenstown is auctioning are… Read more »