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.

Cheap and free Ideas for Kids visiting this Summer

Tue 14 Nov 2017 - Pure Glenorchy

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

Thu 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

Tue 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

Fri 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

Wed 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

Tue 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

Thu 9 Feb 2017 - Lakes Media

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

Tue 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

Sun 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

Wed 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

Thu 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

Tue 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

Mon 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

Fri 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

Thu 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

Wed 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

Sat 4 Jun 2016 - Irish Kiwi

A locals tips and tricks for a winter in Queenstown...
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FREE WiFi now available in Queentown

Thu 2 Jun 2016 - Lakes Media

It's official, Queenstown, New Zealand now has free WiFi across the CBD
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Right here in Queenstown the little boutique Lusso

Fri 6 May 2016 - Amie Sax

Lusso boutique sources handmade products from other small designers & makers in USA, Poland & Australia, making a pretty unique collection of Homeware, accessories & gifts too
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TEDxQueenstown 2016

Wed 13 Apr 2016 - Shotover Media

Non-profit ideas-sharing event TEDx takes place THIS WEEKEND, April 17th 2016 at the Queenstown Memorial Centre.
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