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.

MY BABY returns to hypnotize Queenstown

MY BABY returns to hypnotize Queenstown

19 Feb 2017 - Lakes Media

On Saturday 18 February, psychedelic trance trio MY BABY returned to New Zealand to hypnotize the Queenstown crowds...
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Queenstown Art Centre presents - Esther Dexter

Queenstown Art Centre presents - Esther Dexter

19 Feb 2017 - Queenstown Art Centre

We catch up with contemporary New Zealand landscape painter Esther Dexter for a Q&A...
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An interview with artist Tania Verrent

An interview with artist Tania Verrent

17 Feb 2017 - Central Art Gallery

Born and raised in Invercargill, Tania is a self-taught artist who grew up inspired by New Zealand’s diverse flora and fauna...
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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

17 Feb 2017 - Lakes Media

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

Snapshot by Dale Wowk

10 Feb 2017 - Snapshot

After visiting Queenstown for a week in 2015 on my honeymoon, I knew this place was somewhere I wanted to work and live...
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Bodhi Tree

Bodhi Tree

9 Feb 2017 - Tastebud

We’d heard rumours of Queenstown’s only Burmese restaurant producing fresh new flavours, so the Tastebud Team popped over to Arthur’s Point to give the Bodhi Tree a go...
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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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Top 5 water activities in Queenstown

Top 5 water activities in Queenstown

8 Feb 2017 - Team Wanderlust

Ok, we KNOW that heatwave is going to hit Queenstown any minute now, so here’s our top five water activities to cool off this summer…
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Useful plants for summer - Aloe Vera

Useful plants for summer - Aloe Vera

7 Feb 2017 - Shotovergarden

Aloe vera is a wonder plant with so many uses, if you don’t have one, go get one...
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Celebrity English writer visited Queenstown

Celebrity English writer visited Queenstown

3 Feb 2017 - Queenstown Historical Society

Anthony Trollope 1872 he came, he saw, he commented.
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Snapshot by Clare Page

Snapshot by Clare Page

2 Feb 2017 - Snapshot

Hello, I am Clare Page. As an International award winning, Professional Fine Art Landscape Photographer, the pursuit of the pinnacle of photographic perfection satisfies my soul...
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The Luminaries - book review

The Luminaries - book review

1 Feb 2017 - The Black Cat Book Shop

There’s no doubt about it, Eleanor Catton is an extraordinary writer. Her second novel ‘The Luminaries’ won the Man Booker Prize in 2013, with critics hailing it as ‘brilliant, masterful and limitless’...
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Queenstown Art Centre presents - Nicole Schofield

Queenstown Art Centre presents - Nicole Schofield

29 Jan 2017 - Queenstown Art Centre

We get together with Nicole Schofield and talk about her Boneshaker Workshop
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Snapshot by Steve Gisselman

Snapshot by Steve Gisselman

21 Jan 2017 - Snapshot

My name is Steve Gisselman, coach, technologist, amateur photographer, and conservationist. All are my passion, and all are part of my daily life...
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The 3 extreme 'must do's' in Queenstown

The 3 extreme 'must do's' in Queenstown

20 Jan 2017 - Team Wanderlust

Queenstown; the land of the bold, brave, and downright bonkers! Gain full bragging rights and take on the three most extreme things to do in the adventure capital of the world...
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Snapshot by Kate Smeda

Snapshot by Kate Smeda

12 Jan 2017 - Snapshot

I’m a Professional International Wedding Photographer for most of the year but my true passion lies in travel photography...
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Let’s Make 2017 even bigger than 2016

Let’s Make 2017 even bigger than 2016

10 Jan 2017 - Otautahi Tattoo

What a massive and fun year 2016 has been and we would like to say a big thank you to everyone in helping us make 2016 the most successful year we have had so far here in Queenstown!
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Native Flora for December

Native Flora for December

29 Dec 2016 - Shotovergarden

Decembers featured natives are not found around the lakes district but are highly notable trees for Christmas time...
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Why we love guided walks

Why we love guided walks

22 Dec 2016 - Wildlight

In today’s world, it is fairly easy to be an independent traveler. We can do everything ourselves now...
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Whitestone Cheese - Vintage Windsor Blue

Whitestone Cheese - Vintage Windsor Blue

22 Dec 2016 - Tastebud

When I say their Vintage Windsor Blue is the best blue cheese I’ve ever had, I mean it...
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That's a wrap 2016

That's a wrap 2016

21 Dec 2016 - Wakatipu Reforestation Trust

The Wakatipu Reforestation Trust 2016 planting season is complete and we want to say a huge THANKS!
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