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The Graham brothers: Queenstown's coolest office

Originally hailing from Bermuda, Ted and Dan Graham’s love affair with Queenstown started in 2001 when the brothers travelled the South Island, through Central Otago, Wanaka and Queenstown.

Fleur Caulton, Restaurateur

Fleur Caulton: The essence of life

Fleur Caulton is a strong believer that food makes life fun, she’d even go so far as to say “food is the essence of life and most of us live to eat”.

Sam Chapman: Creating a sustainable community

The key word behind Sam Chapman, Stephen Marr and Adam Smith’s development of The Sherwood Community Hotel was ‘experiment’. Having never operated hotels before, the team drew on one shared insight from their own travels, the idea that nobody wants...

Trent Yeo: Pushing Boundaries

Meet Trent Yeo the NZ founder of Ziptrek Eco Tours. Discover why the Queenstown region’s people and places have not only helped him create a sustainable tourism business, but also inspired a passion for collaboration, community and growing great...

Melanie Roberts: the guardian of the mountain

Hailing from Bristol in the UK, Mel Roberts has lived in Queenstown since 2013. Her job at Coronet Peak has not only blurred the lines between work and play, but fostered a love of the simple life.

Tom Lynch: Creating light and sound in the Wakatipu Basin

Tom Lynch is inspired by Queenstown’s colour palette, coming up with more ideas than he knows what to do with and channeling that energy into a number of projects across aural and visual mediums.

Meet Steve Norton – a Queenstown adventure pioneer

Steve Norton was there when bungy began and he established New Zealand’s biggest paragliding school. We find out why Queenstown still gets his heart racing.

Jay Sherwood: brewing up magic in Arrowtown

According to brewer Jay Sherwood, the key ingredient in Lake & Wood craft beers is the Queenstown region and all it has to offer.

A Pinot Noir expert's guide to Autumn in Queenstown

Meet Christopher Keys the Winemaker at Gibbston Valley Winery. Find out why Christopher is so passionate about Gibbston Valley and the wines that come from there.

Gary Livesey’s Perfect Day in Queenstown

Go on a journey with Gary Livesey and discover what his perfect day in Queenstown is.

Alan Brady winemaker Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown Q&A: Alan Brady, Winemaker

Alan Brady planted some of the first wine grapes around Queenstown, creating Gibbston Valley Winery in the early 1980s. After living half of his life in the valley, he moved to Clyde to retire in 2016, but keeps his hand...

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