Resorts team up for quake victims

EIGHTEEN resorts in Mooloolaba and Alexandra Headland have teamed up to support the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal by auctioning 140 nights and giving all proceeds to quake victims.

People keen for a bit of luxury can bid online or choose to buy their holiday immediately.

Glenn Buckland from Mooloolaba’s Peninsula Resort said Kiwis made up a large percentage of visitors to the Sunshine Coast.

They also dominated the local resort industry, with an estimated 70% of resort managers coming from “across the ditch”.

“So naturally we have close ties and anything we can do to support our ninth state, we are going to do, as they have done for us with the recent Queensland floods,” Mr Buckland said.

“We will look at how this appeal works out and maybe other resorts can add to the list.”

Bid at www.auction4christchurch.com.



Bonville providing the backdrop for a challenging Classic

Bonville providing the backdrop for a challenging Classic

Players admit Bonville Golf Resort is a difficult course to tame.

Our indie rockers release their soundtrack to the world

Our indie rockers release their soundtrack to the world

Local band releases first single worldwide

New investigation squad formed after $14m cannabis busts

New investigation squad formed after $14m cannabis busts

New squad to be based in Coffs Harbour to target drug, gun crimes.

Local Partners