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15th November 2014

Grab yourself some beautiful Pionies at the Markets today!


8th November 2014

GREAT OPPORTUNITY!

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Queenstown Water Taxis

WANT TO TAKE TO THE LAKE THIS SUMMER!!?? We are looking for an experienced driver to drive the Water Taxis during the busy period over Christmas and New Years with potential to stay longer. You must be motivated, friendly, have experience and hold your SRL/ILM....If this sound like you please bring your CV in person to the Queenstown Water Taxi Kiosk on Beach street!!!

7th November 2014


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THIS IS BAD NEWS! Keep an eye out for this stolen jet boat!! Trailer rego G2030 David douglas Ph 034312585 Reward offered for recovery of boat $3000 152 Hamilton Jet 1989-flat dashboard which is different to standard model-Red fibreglass blank windscreen Red canvas boat cover, steel trailer with rollers on side bars Stainless steel cover over jet unit at rear Two rear hatch covers on hinges with black vinyl covering Black and red seats and engine cover.2 bucket seats in front and back removable bench seat sitting on stainless steel fuel tank V8 Lexus engine=3 stage 773 Hamilton jet unit Red canvas stone guard on front of trailer

4th November 2014

THIS IS BAD NEWS! Keep an eye out for this stolen jet boat!!

Trailer rego G2030

David douglas
Ph 034312585

Reward offered for recovery of boat $3000
152 Hamilton Jet 1989-flat dashboard which is different to standard model-Red fibreglass blank windscreen
Red canvas boat cover, steel trailer with rollers on side bars
Stainless steel cover over jet unit at rear Two rear hatch covers on hinges with black vinyl covering
Black and red seats and engine cover.2 bucket seats in front and back removable bench seat sitting on stainless steel fuel tank
V8 Lexus engine=3 stage 773 Hamilton jet unit
Red canvas stone guard on front of trailer


29th October 2014

LOOKING COLD QUEENSTOWN! Bring our Sun back!


28th October 2014

THE FINAL DAYS!!! Its a close competition, but remember EVERY BOOKING COUNTS!!! Its not too much longer until we'll be drawing this amazing prize! Get booking for you chance to win it!!!! GOOD LUCK EVERY ONE!


26th October 2014

Great to Meat the Massive Meat Burger!! Sooo filling, thank you very much!! Love it!


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Want a #burgerboombox and the burger? At 5.30pm today we'll be giving away 10 classic burgers for free and another 10 for half price. Follow us on Instagram (@thefindqt) for details. — at The Find.

3rd October 2014

FRIDAY FUN DAY! Heres a picture of our driver Bushy on a weird looking motorised bike! We don't think it looks right so we're looking for the BEST caption for this photo! The best caption wins a FREE trip for 1 on Thunder Jet!


1st October 2014

Calling all Uni Students & Kiwis out there looking for Summer work! Thunder Jet & Queenstown Water Taxis are hiring some one to join us in the Kiosk for the Summer season, starting at the start of December until the end of February....If your full of personality, have great selling skills, have a general knowledge of Queenstown and think you have what it takes to be part of our team for the Summer with training starting soon, send through a short cover letter with a photo to info@thunderjet.co.nz and we'll be in touch soon!!

26th September 2014

School Holiday Special !!!!! Massive $340 savings when booking a Heli-Jet combo Heli Tours Ltd


16th September 2014

Wannabe passenger!


21st August 2014

Our favourite team/the A team are racing this weekend! If your looking for something to do over the weekend head down south & check it out - keep an eye out for CX377!! GOOD LUCK BOYS! 󾀼


16th August 2014

A nice day becomes so much more nicer when your given wine for your efforts! Thank you The Luanda Experience - Queenstown's Party Boat/Queenstown's Charter Boat this will go down a treat!


9th August 2014

Such a beautiful day! The Remarkables look stunning, calm lake, bluebird day! Enjoy every one! 󾌵


23rd July 2014

Thanks heaps to Segway on Q for taking our most co-ordinated staff member on a Segway tour! This is a MUST DO!!!


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January 2012

Pinot celebration hits Queenstown (Fri, 27th Jan 2012)

  • Pinot celebration hits Queenstown - Pinot Noir grapes on the vine

Central Otago winemakers have come a long way since the first Pinot Noir grapes were planted for scientific research in Alexandra in 1972. The first commercial release was made by Gibbston Valley pioneer Alan Brady in 1987 and since 2000 the achievements of those involved in building the local industry have been celebrated at the annual Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration. Wine buffs and enthusiasts along with a large international contingent of experts and media have once again converged on Queenstown for the 2012 celebration which started on Thursday and runs until Sunday. It's too late to join in but it's not to late to sample some of the locally produced goods in one of the Wakatipu's fine establishments - remember to ask for Central Otago Pinot Noir!

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Who's with the band? (Wed, 18th Jan 2012)

  • Who's with the band? - The Doobie Brothers - supplied by Doobie Brothers.net

Music lovers of a wide range of genres will be spoilt for choice over the next few weeks as a huge selection of talented musicians line up to play in the Queenstown Lakes district. Kiwi musos Barry Saunders and Lindon Puffin get things started at the Winehouse on January 29. The highly popular Rippon music festival follows hot on their heels on February 4 on the shores of Lake Wanaka before an onslaught the following week which will see The Doobie Brothers, Little River Band, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Tiki Taane, Aloe Blacc, John Butler Trio and Jason Kerrison all play in the Wakatipu. If you enjoy good music and like to have a good time we reckon there's a pretty good chance you will enjoy our jetboat trips, too. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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A hummer of a Summer (Mon, 9th Jan 2012)

  • A hummer of a Summer - Sunset over Lake Wakatipu

Summer 2011/2012 is proving to be one of the best in recent memory and the team at Thunder Jet is loving getting out on the glistening water and sharing the beautiful scenery of the Wakatipu with our customers. The weather has been superb and it's no wonder thousands of holidaymakers have been flocking to Queenstown to enjoy a slice of summer paradise. If you haven't managed to see one of the spectacular sunsets we have been enjoying on a regular basis we think you should make a point of catching one. There's plenty going on in the Southern Lakes district this summer and we hope you all make the most of it.

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