Blog posts by Lisa Nilsen

Remarkable Theatre

Twisted Tales set to entertain theatre lovers

By Lisa Nilsen on 17 January 2013
Outdoor theatre is always a real treat and Twisted Tales, in Queenstown Gardens, is going to be truly unique.

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 A magical view from Coronrt Peak ski field  NZski

DNA Gay Ski Week kicks off

By Lisa Nilsen on 22 August 2012
Hundreds of revellers from around the world are beginning to arrive in sunny Queenstown this week to celebrate Gay Ski Week, the Southern Hemisphere's largest Winter Pride event, which starts this Saturday.

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Queenstown New Zealand and Southern Lakes region

Market atmosphere for Arrowtown’s ‘Twilight Trading’

By Lisa Nilsen on 26 July 2012
For the first time, Winter Twilight Trading comes to historic Arrowtown.

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Orion Health GODZone Adventure race kicks off today!

By Lisa Nilsen on 9 April 2012
It's on! The inaugural adventure race got off to a magical start this morning in Milford Sound

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 Winter Festival Ice Rink - Village Green

Winter Festival programme now live

By Lisa Nilsen on 29 March 2012
Full programme announced for the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter party

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A "destination on the rise"

By Lisa Nilsen on 4 January 2012
Queenstown ranked by Trip Advisor's discerning traveller community as one of 15 "Destinations on the Rise"

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Action-packed summer events line-up released

By Lisa Nilsen on 30 December 2011
If you're hitting Queenstown this summer, there's a packed events calendar to choose from

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Queenstown to host inaugural NZ PGA Pro-Am Champs

By Lisa Nilsen on 7 December 2011
Hot off the press... The Hills is to host NZ PGA Pro-Am Champs from 2012 for 5 years

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Summer events line-up launched

By Lisa Nilsen on 1 December 2011
Heading to Queenstown this summer? There's a loaded events calendar to choose from.

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Former English rugbystar jets into Queenstown

By Lisa Nilsen on 7 October 2011
Former England rugby captain Phil Vickery took time out from his busy ITV Sport commentary schedule this week to enjoy Queenstown's fun and food.

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Queenstown - TripAdvisor's Number 1 in NZ for Food & Wine

By Lisa Nilsen on 7 October 2011
The growing reputation of Queenstown, New Zealand as ‘foodie heaven’ has been reinforced by a top award today from the world’s largest travel website.

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300 FREE room nights up for grabs

By Lisa Nilsen on 1 August 2011
300 free hotel rooms up for grabs in beautiful Queenstown... enter now!

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Lisa's Top 5 Off-Mountain Picks

By Lisa Nilsen on 28 June 2011
Here are my Top 5 things to do off the slopes in Queenstown this winter. Go ahead and tell me yours!

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World-class...why thank you!

By Lisa Nilsen on 5 May 2011
Queenstown’s staggering beauty and heart-pumping thrills have earned us international accolades at this year’s Travellers Choice Awards run by the world's biggest travel website.

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 Tim and Carolyn enjoy a glass of bubbles 4,500 feet above Queenstown

Magnifique kiwi generosity

By Lisa Nilsen on 28 April 2011
A French couple travelling around New Zealand enjoy a helicopter flight and a picnic 4,500 feet above Lake Wakatipu!

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Local trails are “off the chain”

By Lisa Nilsen on 21 February 2011
Just read an article titled ‘The Ultimate Meal Deal’ in Australian Mountain Bike Magazine, which follows three mates from Australia Mountain biking around the South Island. Basically it’s a big rave about Queenstown!

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