Events Calendar

Otago Colour Art Exhibition

Otago Colour Art Exhibition

Thu, 22nd Dec 2011 - 18.00pm

Otago Colour Art Exhibition Opening...more

Romancing the Violin; A musical gift

Romancing the Violin; A musical gift

Fri, 16th Dec 2011 - 19.30pm

Cathy Irons and Mark Wilson (piano)...more

Christmas Carol Concert

Sat, 10th Dec 2011 - 17.30pm

Remarkable Vocals Presents- Sing the Birth A Selection of Christmas Songs...more

Jack and the Beanstalk Christmas Pantomine

Jack and the Beanstalk Christmas Pantomine

Fri, 9th Dec 2011

Jack and the Beanstalk Pantomime
Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December...more

Arrowtown Family Fun Day

Arrowtown Family Fun Day

Sat, 3rd Dec 2011 - 10am

Discover the Christmas spirit in Arrowtown throughout December...more

Arrowtown Long Lunch

Arrowtown Long Lunch

Fri, 2nd Dec 2011 - 12.00-3.00pm

The inaugural Arrowtown Long Lunch will be held in Arrowton on 2nd December 2011....more

ASB Queenstown Jazzfest

Sun, 23rd Oct 2011 - Sun, 30th Oct 2011

The ASB Queenstown JazzFest is a live music celebration which brings music to the masses and showcases the breadth of jazz styles from around New Zealand and the world....more

Patagonia 8hrs at Jacks

Sat, 22nd Oct 2011

A multi lap relay mountain bike event for individuals and teams....more

Rugby League 9's Tournament

Fri, 7th Oct 2011 - Mon, 10th Oct 2011

9's Rugby League Tournament. $10,000.00 in cash and prizes for the winning club! Grass roots at it's Best. All clubs and codes welcome including national and international teams....more

Central Otago Pinot Experience

Thu, 22nd Sep 2011

Join us for an amazing wine experience packed into one day which enables you to experience the delights of Central Otago Pinot Noir while taking in our breathtaking scenery....more

Classic All Blacks vs French Classics rugby feature match

Sun, 18th Sep 2011

A lineup of legendary rugby superstars will go head to head in an epic battle when the Classic All Blacks take on the French Classics at a Rugby World Cup festival feature match in Queenstown....more

Rugby World Cup 2011

Fri, 9th Sep 2011 - Thu, 13th Oct 2011

Queenstown has plenty of accommodation during the RWC 011 period for both Rugby World Cup fans and traditional tourists...more

100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games

Sat, 13th Aug 2011 - Sun, 28th Aug 2011

The Winter Games is a bienniel event held throughout New Zealand's South Island. First held in 2009 the next Games will be from 13 to 28 August 2011.

Venue: Queenstown, Wanaka, Naseby, Methven and Dunedin.

Organisation: 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games 2011

Contact: Arthur Klap


Phone: +64-3-443-2258


The North Face Peak to Peak

Sat, 6th Aug 2011

A classic winter multisport event with ski, mtn bike, paddle, run and bike sections...more

Gay Ski Week

Sat, 23rd Jul 2011 - Sun, 31st Jul 2011

Hundreds of revellers come from around the world for Gay Ski Week, the Southern Hemisphere's biggest gay alpine party....more

Dirty Dusting

Sat, 21st May 2011

A comedy about 'over the hill' cleaners who start 'talking dirty' and end up 'filthy rich'!...more

Central Otago Wedding Show

Sun, 1st May 2011

Elegant Wedding Shows are designed to give you the chance to talk directly with wedding service providers, view their products and see examples of their work....more

Routeburn Classic

Sat, 30th Apr 2011 - Sun, 1st May 2011

The Routeburn Classic is an adventure run over the world renowned Routeburn Track traversing through a NZ national park....more

New World Tour de Wakatipu

Sat, 23rd Apr 2011

Queenstowns Easter Cycling Event for all ages and abilities. The course covers 36kms for the recreational course, and 45kms for the full course used by the expert and sport riders...more

Salomon Southern Tri Series - Lake Hayes Easter Triathlon

Fri, 22nd Apr 2011

The series final! The Lake Hayes Triathlon is New Zealand’s oldest surviving triathlon, first held in 1983....more

Ben Lomond downhill

Fri, 22nd Apr 2011 - Sun, 24th Apr 2011

A mountain bike downhill event set in the Ben Lomond forest above Queenstown, with Skyline Gonolda access, finishing in downtown Queenstown....more

Southern Lakes Festival of Colour

Tue, 12th Apr 2011 - Sun, 17th Apr 2011

The Festival of Colour provides six days and nights of music, theatre, dance, writers and artists, presented in venues around Wanaka and the Southern Lakes....more

Salomon Southern Tri Series - Jack's Point Autumn Triathlon

Sat, 2nd Apr 2011

Be part of this iconic event, open to people of all ability. A stunning location for a triathlon....more

Party Girls

Thu, 31st Mar 2011

THE PARTY GIRLS are on the campaign trail near you!...more

Royal New Zealand Ballet Tutus on Tour

Sat, 26th Mar 2011

2011’s TOWER Tutus on Tour is all about families. Featuring a new production of Pinocchio and a sparkling classical showpiece, it’s the perfect ballet for young and old to enjoy together....more

Real Woman's Duathlon

Sun, 20th Mar 2011

Distance: Run/Walk 3.5km - Bike 10km - Run/Walk 1.5km
Location: Millbrook Resort

Motatapu - Speights Summit 47km Mountain Bike

Sat, 12th Mar 2011

The Motatapu Mountain Bike is one of the original Motatapu events - and it's still the most popular. Entries usually sell out by early November so secure your place now for 2011!...more

Motatapu Icebreaker Off Road Marathon

Sat, 12th Mar 2011

The Motatapu off road Marathon is one of a kind. After completing this stunning event through these magnificent high country valleys, you'll never want to do an on road marathon again!...more

Motatapu R&R Sport Team Adventure Run

Sat, 12th Mar 2011

This has been described as one of the most difficult, yet beautiful one-day mountain running races in New Zealand. It is a true challenge. Are you and your team mate up for it?...more

Motatapu Miners Trail Run

Sat, 12th Mar 2011

The latest addition to the Motatapu family is already set to be a firm favourite. This challenging yet achievable course is perfect for newbies to off road running - and those who prefer short & sweet...more

Subway More FM Ironkids Duathlon

Sun, 6th Mar 2011

Duathlon for Kids from 6-14yrs...more

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert

Sat, 5th Mar 2011

Renowned bands Dr Hook and Creedence Clearwater Revisited will headline the inaugural Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert on 5 March 2011....more

Lake Hayes Women's Triathlon and Duathlon

Sat, 5th Mar 2011 - 11.00am

The 2011 Southern Lakes Women’s Duathlon & Triathlon takes place yet again in the Lake Hayes Show Ground, in Queenstown, on the 5th March 2011. Registration will be available online and by paper entry...more

Queenstown Auto Extravaganza

Fri, 25th Feb 2011 - Sun, 27th Feb 2011

Queenstown Auto Extravaganza Feb 25 – 27, 2011 showcasing New Zealand’s finest collection of classic, motorsports and performance cars to help raise money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation....more

Salomon Southern Tri Series - Paradise Off-Road Triathlon

Sun, 20th Feb 2011

Enjoy a day at Paradise, Glenorchy and compete in an off road triathlon or duathlon....more

Domestic 4 Day Cricket

Thu, 17th Feb 2011 - Sun, 20th Feb 2011

Come watch the Volts take on the Wizards during this 4-day test......more

Shotover Sunshine Festival

Sat, 5th Feb 2011

Outdoor music festival on beautiful grasslands 10 minutes from central Queenstown featuring the cream of Aotearoan music....more

Big Chill

Sun, 30th Jan 2011

Cavells "Big Chill" FREE local live music while you relax on the grass overlooking the Shotover River. Licenced bar facilities and food available...more

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Pre-Season Netball Tournament

Fri, 28th Jan 2011 - Sun, 30th Jan 2011

Catch some of the world's best netballers right here in Queenstown when the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel takes on four other teams in its annual pre-season tournament. More details to come...  ...more

Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration

Thu, 27th Jan 2011 - Sat, 29th Jan 2011

Queenstown, New Zealand, will again play host to the Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration - an event that has established itself as a must-do date on the international Pinot Noir calendar.  ...more


Fri, 31st Dec 2010 - Mon, 31st Jan 2011

Long summer days are ideal for getting out and enjoying the annual Summerdaze Festival which delivers a month-long programme of recreational, sporting arts and cultural events.  ...more

Queenstown Farmers Market

Sat, 4th Dec 2010 - Sat, 26th Mar 2011

For a great selection of fresh,seasonal and local produce; including fruit & vegetables,cheeses,breads,farm bacon,flowers,chutneys,free range eggs, honey,gourmet sausages,salmon,coffee and much more  ...more

Remarkables Market

Sat, 4th Dec 2010 - Sat, 30th Apr 2011

Remarkables Market offers local and regional delights for everyone - seasonal food, artisans, collectables, performers and more. Shop and relax while listening to music in this unique mountain setting  ...more