These WILL BE cheaper the earlier you book. At the moment Air NZ are offering flexible fares and state "No fees for changes to flight date or time on bookings until June 30, 2021." So book now!
Air NZ fly direct from Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland with many connecting flights to the regions as you are probably aware.
Jetstar fly direct from Auckland*
The airport is a 15 mins drive from the airport serviced regularly by shuttle buses and taxis.
Super Shuttle run frequently and is around $12pp - pre booking is recommended. Alternatively a taxi will be around $40
*Flights can occasionally be effected by snow in June. Remember that Air NZ fly to Queenstown more frequently, should you get delayed or rerouted
Queenstown is 3.5 hours from Dunedin or 6 hours from Christchurch, be aware of snow on the Lindis pass and Crowne Range at this time of year. If you fly to Christchurch and rent a vehicle, please check they supply chains.
There is parking available at the hotel (must be booked in advance) or free parking along the water front.
There will be a free courtesy bus to the functions on Friday and Saturday night, Parking is plentiful on the Friday night at Remarkables park if you choose to arrive there first and check into the hotel later