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Welcome to Destination Queenstown's site for media researching Queenstown, New Zealand. 

This is a resource area designed to meet the research needs of travel writers, journalists, influencers and broadcast media. In this section you will find our latest media releases, stories and story ideas about Queenstown, access to high resolution images, Queenstown product information and local and national tourism statistics.

We have a number of resources available for you to use in creating content on Queenstown, the Southern Hemisphere's premier four season lake and alpine resort.

We also provide journalists from key markets with the opportunity to visit Queenstown. We work with Tourism New Zealand on their International Media Programme for journalists from long-haul markets. Find out more about the programme here.

Contact us below for additional media information, story ideas, suggestions or to express your interest in a media visit.

Visiting media tips...

When planning to visit Queenstown for a story:

  • Contact the media and communications team for assistance and advice at the earliest opportunity.

  • Let us know if you have a story commissioned. We prefer at least one commission to be able to support your famil.

  • Include background information on the publication or media outlet.

Useful information

Media Releases

Story Ideas

Filming in Queenstown, New Zealand

Image Gallery

Insights & Stats



Meet the Team

Contact us for additional media information, story ideas, suggestions or to express your interest in a media visit.

Sarah O'Donnell

Marketing & Communications Director

+64 3 441 0707

Jess Harkins

Communications Manager

+64 3 441 0698

Ella Kinney

Media & Communications Executive

+64 3 441 0706


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