Queenstown Todo

As the brochures boast: “Whether you crave adventure daily, or just like to have your pants scared off occasionally, you will find what you are looking for” in Queenstown. There’s a vibrant nightlife, with restaurants ranging from steak houses to fine dining, to whole food cafés and Asian cuisine. Locally produced wines have won an international reputation. The area has become a favourite with Hollywood producers — the 2009 film X-Men Origins: Wolverine was shot there, as were scenes for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Viggo Mortensen, one of its stars, even took to wearing a pounamu around his neck.


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Auckland Creatives Give Condé Nast a City Tour

Auckland Creatives Give Condé Nast a City Tour

Auckland-based designer Lillie Toogood and husband Dirk Paetzold are helping shape the story of New Zealand now for an international audience. The pair were recently interviewed by Condé Nast Traveler for…