New Zealand's Alert Levels have changed. Auckland moved to Alert Level 3 at 12 noon on Wednesday 12 August. The rest of New Zealand moved to Alert Level 2. Controls at the border remain for those entering New Zealand. 

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Queenstown is renowned around the world for its spectacular scenery, outstanding landscapes and natural attractions. From our majestic mountains to our crystal clear lakes, our environment is the stage for all that we do.

This enviable environment combined with the natural species and resources, are at the forefront of every visitor experience in Queenstown and are core to what makes our destination so special. We recognise the significance of our pristine natural environment to the tourism industry and the importance of sustainable environmental practices.

Queenstown Cares aims to connect people to our environment and showcase initiatives that have been put in place to safeguard the future of our landscapes.

Here you’ll find out more about what our community is doing to sustain our environment.