Peter Newport

Peter Newport is the founder of TAPtv, a new online TV channel for Otago and Southland. Peter has worked for Radio New Zealand as their Queenstown Reporter and for TV3 as a current affairs producer. He started his career with the ODT and TVNZ before working overseas for Australia’s Channel 9 as their London Correspondent, as a senior News Director with BBC TV News and as a Discovery Channel documentary producer.

A Very, Very Important Person’s guide to Queenstown

Queenstown has some special systems and facilities to cope with billionaires, movie stars and VIP’s. But here’s our guide to Queenstown for the VVIPs – like the CIA director James Comey, FBI director Mike Pompeo, and other Five Eyes bigwigs expected in Queenstown this weekend.

Queenstown’s billionaire whisperers

So you're a one-percenter looking to escape the oncoming global apocalypse by hiding out in a luxury NZ bolthole. Who you gonna call? Peter Newport meets the fixers behind the super-rich influx and looks at how the newcomers are settling in.