29th Jun 2018


QYP end of year function

It’s that time of year already… QYP’s end of year function is happening Friday, 29 June!

To celebrate a fantastic year, we’ve lined up an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing at Ballarat – details below!

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What: A cocktail on arrival, crafted especially for QYP by the  amazing people at Cardrona Distillery, dinner with your choice of main, a bar tab  for all-night $5 drinks, followed by acoustic beats by Danny Atkinson, guaranteed to get you on your feet and dancing!

Date/time: Friday 29 June, 8pm till late

Member’s Price: $30 – pay now to lock in your spot, or pay on the day.

Where: Ballarat Trading Co

We look forward to seeing you there!

With thanks to our sponsors, ASB and Anderson LLoyd

9th Jun 2018

Heritage Hotel


We’ve lined up a stunning venue, a delicious three course dinner and a night of musical entertainment, but before we can release tickets, we need you on board to make this ball happen!

So we are putting it to you to tell us what you want from your QYP end of year function.

If you have been holding out for the QYP ball and wouldn’t miss the chance to dress up and dance the night away, register below to let us know you can make it!

If we have sufficient numbers by Friday 4 May, we can lock in the contracts and release tickets.

If we don’t, we won’t be able to hold the ball, but we will still throw an end of year party on the 9th of June.

The details :

What: Champagne on arrival, an incredible three-course dinner with your choice of beer or wine, followed by entertainment from LA Social (world famous in Queenstown and guaranteed to get you dancing and keep you on your feet!), plus a few surprises thrown in the mix!

Where: Heritage Hotel

When:  Saturday 9 June

Time: 6:30pm till late.

 Tickets: $99.00 for members, $130 for non-members.

Ticket price includes dinner (your choice of entrée, main, dessert and tea or coffee), plus your first two drinks, followed by a cash bar.

30th May 2018


QYP Breakfast Seminar – Starting out in Shares

Our next breakfast seminar is happening this Wednesday 30 May at Yonder. This talk will be sure to inspire, and could be the difference between your retirement being good or great!

Come along to hear ASB’s Senior Wealth Economist, Chris Tennent-Brown break down shares over a delicious Yonder brekkie.

Chris has a nationally-recognised reputation for making investment language simple, and he backs this up with an impressive history in the investment world.  He has worked for ASB and Commonwealth Bank of Australia as an economist for the last 13 years, with prior experience in funds management.

What:  Investing seminar: starting out in shares presented by Chris Tennent-Brown, Senior Economist for Wealth at ASB

When: Wednesday, 30 May

Time: 7:30am – 8:30am

Where: Yonder, Church Street

Price:  $20 for breakfast (order on the day) of tea/coffee and your choice of:

  •  Classic Bennie – Two free-range poached eggs, shaved ham, English muffin, fresh spinach, classic Hollandaise
  • House Granola with fresh fruit and coconut yogurt – Toasted maple cinnamon wholegrain oats, almonds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, topped with fresh sliced fruit and coconut yogurt. Served with milk of your choice (dairy free options available)
  • Bacon Butty – Flour bap, bacon, fried egg, rocket, onion jam and your choice of tomato, HP or aioli sauce.

22nd May 2018

07:30am - 08:30am
Yonder, Church Street

QYP Breakfast Seminar Series – The Secrets of Compelling Communication

The second instalment in our winter seminar series is coming up this Tuesday, 22 May and it’s not to be missed!

This seminar is all about how to communicate with impact and clarity.

Come along to hear communication expert Duncan Ashford ( share some key principles of effective communication, developed over years of training people in this key skill.

This will be a very practical seminar, so expect to come away with a few techniques that you can apply to communicate with more confidence and authenticity from the get-go.

What: “Secrets of Compelling Communication”, presented by Duncan Ashford from Lion Heart Consulting.

Where: Yonder, 14 Church St

When:  Tuesday, 22 May, 7:30am

Cost: Members only price of $20 for your choice of one of the delicious breakfast options below, together with house tea or coffee.

  • Classic Bennie – Two free-range poached eggs, shaved ham, English muffin, fresh spinach, classic Hollandaise.
  • House Granola with fresh fruit and coconut yogurt – Toasted maple cinnamon wholegrain oats, almonds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, topped with fresh sliced fruit and coconut yogurt. Served with milk of your choice (dairy free options available) .
  • Bacon Butty – Flour bap, bacon, fried egg, rocket, onion jam and your choice of tomato, HP or aioli sauce.

Register now with your breakfast order and pay on the day. Email to if you have any special dietary requests.  

4th May 2018

Miss Lucy's, 4th floor of Jucy Snooze, 47 Camp St, Queenstown

QYP (start of month) drinks at Miss Lucy’s

With a slight delay on the end-of-month timeframe, we’re very excited to invite you to QYP’s monthly drinks, happening this Friday at Queenstown’s newest venue – Miss Lucy’s rooftop bar at Jucy Snooze!

Come check out the balcony views and celebrate the end of the working week with some local beverages and scrumptious wood-fired pizzas.

Locals’ rates are already incorporated into Lucy’s drinks prices, and we’ll sort you out with some pizzas and nibbles.

When: Friday 4 May

Time: 5.30pm onwards

Venue: Miss Lucy’s, 4th floor of Jucy Snooze, 47 Camp St, Queenstown

Look forward to seeing you there!

Thank you to our main sponsors ASB and Anderson Lloyd.

27th Apr 2018

The Exchange

QYP Breakfast Seminar – Developing your Brand

We’re stoked to announce the first instalment in our winter breakfast seminar series – the perfect motivation to get you out of bed on those chilly mornings!

Come down to the Exchange at 7:30am on Friday 27 April to enjoy some socialising over delicious coffee and breakfast, followed by an informative talk to get you motivated and driving your career through the winter months.

Who: Maggie Fea, human resource consultant at Progressive Consulting   

What: Maggie will share her expertise on marketing yourself to stand out to clients/customers and to potential employers in your industry. 

If you want to learn how to accelerate your career by developing a personal “brand”, this seminar is for you.

When: Friday 27 April

Time: 7:30am – 8:30am

Venue: The Exchange

Price: Member’s price of only $20 for your choice of one of the following breakfast options, including a coffee or tea of your choice:

  • Pecan, Cranberry & Maple Granola ~ Greek yoghurt, cinnamon poached pears  
  • Buttermilk Pancake Stack ~ maple-walnut mascarpone, syrup |berries
  • Free-Range Eggs on Toast ~ poached, fried or scrambled, sourdough toast               
  • Exchange Eggs Benedict ~ potato herb rosti, garlic creamed spinach, lime hollandaise, poached egg
  • Avocado Smash ~ sasla fresca, cows milk feta, poached egg, grain ciabatta

RSVP now to secure your spot and send us an email at  with your breakfast order.

6th Mar 2018

Queenstown Bowling Club, Queenstown Gardens

QYP Lawn Bowls and BBQ


It’s the event you’ve all been waiting for – QYP lawn bowls is happening this Tuesday, 6 March!

Come down to the bowling green at Queenstown Gardens for an evening of socialising over some (light) exercise, laughs and healthy sporting rivalry.

We’ll provide some meat for the barbie and drinks will be available for purchase at the venue.

Prizes for winning team and best classic/retro dress. 

When: Tuesday 6 March

Time: 5.30pm

Place: Queenstown Bowls Club

Member price: $10 (includes BBQ), payable on the day

Non-Member price: $25

Please register so we can ensure a sufficient supply of sausages and snacks.

We look forward to seeing you there!

23rd Feb 2018


QYP end of month drinks

QYP end of month drinks are happening this Friday at Yonder, starting from 5:30pm.

Weather forecasts are predicting the return of summer by the end of the week, so come along to kick off the weekend with some QYP socialising under the sun!
As usual, we’ll provide some nibbles and locals’ rates on drinks.


When: Friday 23 February

Time: From 5.30pm onwards

Venue: Yonder


We look forward to seeing you there!


Thank you to our main sponsors ASB and Anderson Lloyd.

13th Dec 2017

The Sherwood

Sherwood Christmas Breakfast

Join us to celebrate the end of a great year and the start of the silly season over some Christmas crackers and a feast fit for a king. No carols, we promise.

The Sherwood’s famous breakfast spread includes happy bacon, free range eggs, thyme mushrooms, house-made muesli and baked delights, freshly squeezed juices, as well as bottomless cups of Supreme filter coffee and Storm & India teas. Come hungry!

Members will get the buffet breakfast for only $20. Pay on the day but please register here so we know numbers.


When: Wednesday 13 December

Time: 7.30am

Place: Sherwood
Member price: $20 (includes buffet breakfast, Supreme filter coffee and freshly-squeezed juices)

Non-Member price: $25


2nd Nov 2017

Frankton Golf Course

QYP Golf Gathering

Fancy 9 holes of golf with the QYP community?

As a summer twist on our end-of-month drinks, we’ll be putting on a round of social golf for our members at the Frankton Golf Course next Thursday.

The format will be ambrose – each player hits off the tee, the best shot is selected and all other players pick up their ball and place it, within one hand-span, alongside the best ball.

This format is ideal for mixed gender teams and all skill levels, so come on down for a wander in the sun and some sociable golf.

Beers and caddies welcome. Prizes for the winners. Come alone or as a team.

Inspire Golf have kindly offered FREE CLUB HIRE to members for the round. 

Don’t forget to register – spots are limited! 

When: Thursday the 2nd of November

Time: 5.45pm – 6:00pm Tee off 

Course: Frankton Golf Course 

Member price: $15 including free club hire ($30 for non members). 


We look forward to seeing you there!

16th Oct 2017

Anderson Lloyd offices, Level 2, 13 Camp Street

Smartshares Seminar – Exchange Traded Funds

Thinking of investing in the stock market, but don’t know where to start? Come along to our upcoming seminar on Smartshares to find out!

What: An interactive seminar about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and passive investing, presented by Dean Anderson from Smartshares.

When: 6pm Monday 16 October.

Where: Anderson Lloyd offices, Level 2, 13 Camp Street, Queenstown

Cost: Free for QYP Members, $30 for non-members.  A drink and nibbles will be provided.

What is Smartshares?

Smartshares is an NZX listed company that lets you buy and sell bundles of shares which track an index, like the S&P/NZX 50 index or global indexes such as the USA 500 index.

The pioneer of ETFs, Smartshares offers 23 funds providing exposure to all of the major assets classes and geographies.

Dean will cover off how ETFs work, the rise of index investing and the growth of millennials investing through ETFs in NZ.

This seminar will be highly interactive – so bring along your curiosity and your questions to spark some informative discussion!

29th Sep 2017

Sundeck Rooftop Bar

QYP End of Month Drinks

QYP end of month drinks are happening this Friday at The Sundeck rooftop bar!

Join us from 5:30pm onwards to celebrate the arrival of longer days and warmer weather with a drink overlooking one of the most beautiful views in Queenstown.

All QYP members will receive 20% off selected drinks and we’ll provide some nibbles to kick off the weekend.

Look forward to seeing you there!

1st Sep 2017


QYP Opening Party

It’s the opening of the 2017/2018 QYP year!

Meet at: YONDER – Brand new venue next to The World Bar on Church StStart: 5:30pm

You get: A free drink on arrival, canapés and drink discounts from our massive $800 bar tab!

We will also be giving away spot prizes from local business and our sponsors.

Register on or before September 1st and membership is $30. You can now pay by credit card online.

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