Queenstown Blog

Queenstowners are a vibrantly vocal bunch so Queenstown.com has provided all its eager local scribes with a platform to voice their amazing Queenstown experiences. Find out what Queenstown has to offer from the mouths of the people who live it every day. They’ll keep you well informed on everything from music, photography and culture to Queenstown activities and sport along with random meanderings and thoughts on this amazing place that we call home.

Winery of the month - Gibbston Valley Wines

Winery of the month - Gibbston Valley Wines

17 Jul 2018 - Wine Life

Arrowtown Wine Store's winery of the month is Gibbston Valley Wines, we catch up with the incredibly artistic winemaker Christopher Keys for a Q&A on their every thrilling School House Pinot Noir...
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Be well with water

Be well with water

1 Jul 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

As more and more ways to wellness find their way to public awareness it’s worth considering yet another option – swimming meditation.
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Giving Birth in the Early Days

Giving Birth in the Early Days

7 Jun 2018 - Queenstown Historical Society

Maternity services have been on our minds recently. The former maternity hospital in Sydney Street, Queenstown which served us well from 1947 to 1989, has just been demolished.
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The  Nukes

The Nukes

23 May 2018 - Lakes Media

The Nukes are coming to Queenstown...
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The feel good factor

The feel good factor

17 May 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

So, what does volunteering have to do with wellness? Is it the sheer altruistic joy of doing good for others? I think there’s more to it…
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In like a pretzel, out like a noodle with Hayley Smeaton

In like a pretzel, out like a noodle with Hayley Smeaton

3 May 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

Remarkable Wellbeing catches up with Hayley from Remedial Massage Queenstown for a bit of Q&A.
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Bees – What’s all the buzz about?

Bees – What’s all the buzz about?

1 May 2018 - Lakes Media

Have you ever wondered where the term “busy bee” comes from?
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Light up your life

Light up your life

1 May 2018 - Team Wanderlust

A chill breezes rustles through the autumn leaves on their journey from summer green through heritage gold to rich, deep red, and we’re reminded once again – with an air of excitement that’s truly unique to Queenstown – that winter is on its way.
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Dining with a view to die for

Dining with a view to die for

24 Apr 2018 - Tastebud

We have all walked past The Grille by Eichardt’s, looked through the floor to ceiling windows and envisioned ourselves in the warm restaurant, sipping on wine and embracing the view over Lake Wakatipu.
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Glenorchy an unexpectedly dynamic destination!

Glenorchy an unexpectedly dynamic destination!

18 Apr 2018 - Pure Glenorchy

The 45 minute journey from Queenstown, New Zealand to Glenorchy is all twists, turns and magical mountain and lake vistas.
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Taco Heaven

Taco Heaven

15 Apr 2018 - Tastebud

What started with a home cooked taco in Mexico has now developed into a hole-in-the-wall style restaurant by the name of Taco Medic.
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Nicole Andrews

Nicole Andrews

13 Apr 2018 - Lakes Media

Lakes Media catches up with Nicole Andrews before her gig at Sherwood this May.
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LUMA Southern Light Project

LUMA Southern Light Project

11 Apr 2018 - Lakes Media

LUMA 2018 - Shining a Spotlight on Queenstown.
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Hello holistic fair!

Hello holistic fair!

11 Apr 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

It’s that time again - twice yearly, Arrowtown’s Athenaeum Hall opens its doors to the weird, the wonderful, and the downright normal world of wellness.
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The Masters Behind The Bodhi Tree

The Masters Behind The Bodhi Tree

6 Apr 2018 - Tastebud

With Queenstown being a city made up of many cultures, it is fascinating to make your way through the food that they have to offer.
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Tom Lee-Richards

Tom Lee-Richards

5 Apr 2018 - Lakes Media

We catch up with Tom Lee-Richards before his gig at Sherwood this month.
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A Hotel in Our Gardens? History of the Queenstown Gardens Part 3
LUMA is back and better than ever

LUMA is back and better than ever

29 Mar 2018 - Lakes Media

LUMA Southern Light Project is the event of the year that captures the creative hearts of the people in Queenstown.
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Some special kiwi need a new home

Some special kiwi need a new home

20 Mar 2018 - Lakes Media

Here at Queenstown’s Kiwi Birdlife Park we are dedicated to the conservation of our native species, especially our national bird, the Kiwi.
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Meet Early and Stay Late at Attiqa

Meet Early and Stay Late at Attiqa

20 Mar 2018 - Tastebud

Meet early and stay late at the Mediterranean inspired local bar/ med kitchen Attiqa.
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Winter Festival’s fresh new look

Winter Festival’s fresh new look

16 Mar 2018 - Lakes Media

A fresh new look at 44 years young is a pretty big task but an exciting one for the team at the Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival.  
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