General Queenstown Blogs

There is always uncategorised, interesting stuff going on in Queenstown, New Zealand. No day is ever the same. Find out more about that interesting stuff right here in our general blog.
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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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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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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It’s all about you... no, seriously, it really is

It’s all about you... no, seriously, it really is

24 Feb 2018 - Remarkable Wellbeing

I like to try new things. I think anyone who lives in Queenstown or visits Queenstown, even for the shortest amount of time, likes to try new things. Am I right?
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Cheap and free Ideas for Kids visiting this Summer

Cheap and free Ideas for Kids visiting this Summer

14 Nov 2017 - Pure Glenorchy

You don't have to spend a fortune this summer in Queenstown.
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The Chain

The Chain

17 Aug 2017 - Lakes Media

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

Native planting day with Glenorchy School

16 May 2017 - Wildlight

It is a hot fall day in Glenorchy: the sky is a clear blue, the sun warms our faces and the breeze is more than welcome....
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Five Family Friendly Activities in Queenstown this Autumn

Five Family Friendly Activities in Queenstown this Autumn

21 Apr 2017 - Lakes Media

Enjoying quality time with the family is important, just like having the good health to do so...
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Stay Here: Nugget Point Hotel and Spa

Stay Here: Nugget Point Hotel and Spa

19 Apr 2017 - Team Wanderlust

Team Wanderlust are on the hunt for the best places to stay in Queenstown. This month, we visit Nugget Point Hotel, to see if it lives up to its relaxing reputation...
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Working in Queenstown: a word of advice

Working in Queenstown: a word of advice

28 Feb 2017 - Lakes Media

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?
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Sharespace

Sharespace

9 Feb 2017 - Lakes Media

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

Christmas Mishes

20 Dec 2016 - Wakatipu Youth Trust

Yes, I start every December cranking the Christmas tunes, breaking out extraordinary amounts of wee sweet treats and...
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Around The Basin

Around The Basin

11 Dec 2016 - Irish Kiwi

Biking around Gibbston Valley wineries with Around The Basin bike tours
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7 Events For The Lazy Culturist

7 Events For The Lazy Culturist

30 Nov 2016 - Kelli

If, like me, you prefer Queenstown cultural events of a more sedentary nature, be sure to take part in the following - as slowly and leisurely as you like:
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Green Cabs Planting Day

Green Cabs Planting Day

13 Oct 2016 - Wakatipu Reforestation Trust

At the peak of the spring planting season, with rain fresh on the soil, a team of 40+ strong volunteers turned up to...
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Permaculture

Permaculture

30 Aug 2016 - Lakes Media

Permaculture is a design system for ecological and sustainable living, integrating nature, people, buildings, and community...
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The Rising Gaijins- Jake Munro

The Rising Gaijins- Jake Munro

1 Aug 2016 - Sophie Piearcey

Jake Munro was back in Queenstown from the big city to premier his snowboard film...
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10 Reasons to Elope in Queenstown this Winter

10 Reasons to Elope in Queenstown this Winter

15 Jul 2016 - Your Big Day

Are you thinking of eloping in Queenstown? Here’s 10 reasons you should, and why winter 2016 is the perfect time to go for it!
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How to Personalise Your Queenstown Wedding Ceremony

How to Personalise Your Queenstown Wedding Ceremony

30 Jun 2016 - Your Big Day

There are hundreds of ways to personalise your big day in Queenstown. Here’s just five ideas to get those creative juices flowing...
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Choosing the perfect Queenstown ceremony location for you

Choosing the perfect Queenstown ceremony location for you

22 Jun 2016 - Your Big Day

Add a personal touch to your Queenstown wedding by choosing a ceremony location that’s totally you...
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Winter tips and tricks

Winter tips and tricks

4 Jun 2016 - Irish Kiwi

A locals tips and tricks for a winter in Queenstown...
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