Lakes Media

Lakes Media

There's always something happening in Queenstown; unique sporting events, exciting festivals, informative talks and debates and top notch gigs and events. Life is extraordinary when you're living in the Queenstown bubble! The Lakes Media team is here to bring you the low down on what's happening in the Wakatipu Basin. We'll let you know who's here, what's hot and what's next, so you never miss a beat.

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Experience LUMA 2017

Did you miss LUMA or want to relive it? Join the LUMA vloggers as they experience LUMA 2017...

The Chain

Last night I headed to Arrowtown for the premier of Whirlwind Productions much-anticipated rock n roll comedy show 'The Chain'...

Who Dunnit?

Calling all Sherlock Holmes wannabees in Queenstown! It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for...

Get into shape before the ski season

As the ski season starts, I thought it was just the right time to give my body a treat before it got beaten and bruised on the slopes.

A Winter Wonderland for Landscape Photographers

The South Island of New Zealand is undoubtably one of the most spectacular places on earth. It’s dramatic variety of scenery combined with the contrast of seasonal change makes it a landscape photographers dream...

There's a new game in town...

When we heard there was a new game in town at Dark Ride, we simply had to go visit Queenstown’s champions of indoor thrills to try it out...

The art of jade carving

What does it take to shape such an important part of New Zealand’s culture? We sit down with local carver Luke Leaf to find out...

Working in Queenstown: a word of advice

Queenstown is infamous for its unique workforce of short-term employees and high staff turnover. Pay isn’t great and employment rights are hazy - but hey, it’s Queenstown! That’s normal, right?

Fat Freddy's Drop

Queenstown welcomed back one of New Zealand’s favourite bands; Fat Freddy’s Drop.


A collaborative studio ecosystem for creatives, innovators and tech freelancers in central Queenstown...

10 must do Queenstown activities

Not sure what to do in Queenstown this summer? Don’t sweat it - we’ve tried and tested pretty much every adventure going to create the ultimate Queenstown bucket list...

Green Cabs Tree Planting

Green Cabs Queenstown have planted enough trees to offset their entire C02 emissions! Here’s a video to show how anyone can make this planet a greener place…


Permaculture is a design system for ecological and sustainable living, integrating nature, people, buildings, and community...

The Ironman

Local Ironman Adam Wilson qualifies for World Champs

Field of Dreams

An entertaining game of rugby, a festive atmosphere and warm sunshine all contributed to a great night out in Queenstown...

Coffee and audio porn - an interview with Dear Deer

Lakes Media hunts down the best of Queenstown’s arts and media scene. This week, we did coffee with Scott Kennedy and Derek Smith, two-thirds of alternative indie rock band Dear Deer (third member of the band, Queenstown born and bred Joe Cowie was in America.)

An interview with Paul Ubana Jones

Lakes Media champions the best of Queenstown’s arts and media scene. Ahead of his Queenstown gig at The Sherwood, we had a chat to legendary guitarist and songwriter Paul Ubana Jones.

The Drainbow Trout - Tess Sheerin Artist Interview

Each month, Lakes Media sits down with a talented artist doing amazing things in the Wakatipu region and beyond. This month we had a chat to Tess Sheerin, the artist behind the pollution awareness murals dubbed Consciously Ignorant.


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