Queenstown Activities

 
     

Activities in Queenstown

New Zealand Events Calendar For February 2009
(Please Note: Not all NZ events are shown)

Milford Sounds Trip

www.realjourneys.co.nz/main/milfordsound/

Doubtful Sounds Trip

www.realjourneys.co.nz/main/doubtful/

Jet Boating

A; www.shotoverjet.com/
B; www.kjet.co.nz/

Sking

A; www.nzski.com/mountain.jsp?site=coronetpeak
B; http://www.nzski.com/mountain.jsp?site=theremarkables
C; www.cardrona.com/

Snowboarding

www.nzsnow.com/

Tramping

A; Milford Track
http://tramper.co.nz/?250

B; Routeburn Track
http://tramper.co.nz/?252

C; Greenstone Track
http://tramper.co.nz/?view=object&id=215

D; Caples Track
http://tramper.co.nz/?view=object&id=205

E; Keplar Track
http://tramper.co.nz/?248

F; Hollyford Track
http://tramper.co.nz/?view=object&id=299

 

A.R.E.A 9

06 Feb 2009 - 08 Feb 2009

Christchurch - Canterbury Region

3 days, 48 hours of New Zealands best Music and Extreme thrills.

Venue:

See website for details

Event Type:

Music

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.area9.co.nz

Fringe Festival 2009

06 Feb 2009 - 01 Mar 2009

Wellington Region

Fringe 09 will be even bigger and better with music, dance, theatre, comedy, exhibition and much more! It's going to be 3 weeks of organised chaos.

Venue:

Various around Wellington

Event Type:

Arts and Culture

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.fringe.org.nz

Martinborough Fair

07 Feb 2009

Wairarapa Region

Largest fair of its type in Australasia with over 480 stalls.

Venue:

Martinborough Square

Event Type:

Arts and Culture

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.wairarapanz.com

Brake Burner 6hr Super D MTB Race

07 Feb 2009

Queenstown Region

A gravity-assisted relay race with the aid of a chair lift the event is expected to appeal to trail riders as much as hard core MTB racers.

Venue:

Coronet Peak Mountain Bike Park

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.brakeburner.co.nz

The Lion Foundation Surf League

07 Feb 2009 - 08 Feb 2009

A National Event in the Bay of Plenty Region

The Lion Foundation Surf League is a major surf lifesaving event that showcases the best ocean athletes in New Zealand.

Venue:

Main Beach, Mount Maunganui

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.surfbop.org.nz

The Lion Foundation Surf League

07 Feb 2009 - 08 Feb 2009

A National Event in the Bay of Plenty Region

The Lion Foundation Surf League is a major surf lifesaving event that showcases the best ocean athletes in New Zealand.

Venue:

Mount Maunganui

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.slsnz.org.nz

Stroke & Stride #5

10 Feb 2009

An International Event in the Auckland Region

The Stroke & Stride Series is the world's most popular SWIMRUN series held in Auckland each summer.

Venue:

Mission Bay beach

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.swimrun.org

Champagne Picnic

14 Feb 2009

A Regional Event in the Coromandel Region

Coromandel Helicopters will take your breath away, an exclusive romantic escape. We will fly you and that special someone to an ideal location for a day to remember.

Venue:

Coromandel Helicopters

Event Type:

Nature and Outdoors

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.coromandelhelicopters.co.nz

Marlborough Wine Festival

14 Feb 2009

A Regional Event in the Marlborough Region

Come and celebrate Festival excellence at the Marlborough Wine Festival, New Zealand's premier Wine and Food event. Experience the highly acclaimed wines of the region.

Venue:

Brancott Estate

Event Type:

Wine and Food

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.wine-marlborough-festival.co.nz

Monet and the Impressionists

14 Feb 2009 - 31 May 2009

An International Event in the Wellington Region

This is a rare chance to see some of the world's most famous and best-loved Impressionist paintings at Te Papa.

Venue:

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Event Type:

Arts and Culture

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.tepapa.govt.nz

Geon Brebner Print Art Deco Weekend

17 Feb 2009 - 22 Feb 2009

A Regional Event in the Hawkes Bay Region

Art Deco Trust not-too-serious celebration of the Art Deco style.

Venue:

Various venues throughout Napier and Hastings

Event Type:

Arts and Culture

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.hawkesbay.com/artdecotrust_3297.aspx

Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival

19 Feb 2009 - 22 Feb 2009

A National Event in the Bay of Plenty Region

Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival is transforming the landscape of the New Zealand performing arts scene.

Venue:

Baypark Stadium

Event Type:

Arts and Culture

Admission Charge:

Yes

Hokonui Moonshiners Festival

21 Feb 2009

A National Event in the Southland Region

Hokonui Moonshiners Festival New Zealands original boutique whisky festival with an abundance of gastronic delights and wonderful Monteiths ales and Central Otago Wines and of course Hokonui Moonshine

Venue:

Arts & Heritage Precinct

Event Type:

Arts and Culture

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.hokonuimoonshinefest.co.nz

South Canterbury Wine & Food Festival

22 Feb 2009

A Regional Event in the Christchurch - Canterbury Region

The South Canterbury Hospice presents a Wine & Food Festival.

Venue:

Old Hadlow Game Park

Event Type:

Wine and Food

Admission Charge:

Yes

Stroke & Stride #6

24 Feb 2009

An International Event in the Auckland Region

The Stroke & Stride Series is New Zealand's most popular SWIMRUN series held in Auckland each summer. The Series enables participants to enjoy a regular form of healthy, outdoor exercise.

Venue:

Mission Bay beach

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.swimrun.org

FreshChoice southern Lakes Womens Triathlon

28 Feb 2009

A Regional Event in the Queenstown Region

A beginers level triathlon. Teams of two to three persons and individuals race by swimming or kayaking, cycling and running around the locale of Lake Hayes, Queenstown.

Venue:

Lake Hayes Showground

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.southerntraverse.com/womenstri

March 2009

Pass to Pub

01 Mar 2009

A Regional Event in the Christchurch - Canterbury Region

A popular mountainbiking event involving a 35km mountain bike ride from Burkes Pass to Albury Tavern. For other details on our region go to www.southisland.org.nz

Venue:

Burkes Pass

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Golden Shears

05 Mar 2009 - 07 Mar 2009

An International Event in the Wairarapa Region

Watch the world's best, shearing sheep at lightening speed, also wool pressing and handling, held at the Genesis Energy Recreation Centre Stadium.

Venue:

Genesis Energy Recreation Centre Stadium

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.wairarapanz.com

Te Awamutu Lions Food & Wine Festival 2009

07 Mar 2009

A Regional Event in the Waikato Region

A vast array of food, wine and beer with 3 live bands playing on stage all day, with entertainment for the children.

Venue:

Selwyn Park

Event Type:

Wine and Food

Admission Charge:

Yes

Sea, Sky, Bush Walk

07 Mar 2009 - 09 Mar 2009

An International Event in the Hawkes Bay Region

A 3-day guided walk across the beautiful Central Hawke's Bay covering off awesome coastline, riverlands and natural bush.

Venue:

Pukeroa Estate

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.seaskybush.co.nz

Kaikoura Stone Sculpture Symposium

07 Mar 2009 - 15 Mar 2009

A Regional Event in the Christchurch - Canterbury Region

10 of New Zealands top stone carvers will spend a week sculpting their own unique pieces of art, high on the cliff at the Kaikoura Winery, 2km south of the Kaikoura township

Venue:

Kaikoura Winery

Event Type:

Arts and Culture

Admission Charge:

No

Website:

www.kaikourawinery.co.nz

Kingsgate Rotorua Half Marathon & New Balance 10k Fun Run/Walk

08 Mar 2009

A National Event in the Rotorua Region

The most spectacular off-road half marathon in the country held in the magnificent Whakarewarewa Forest.

Venue:

Whakarewarewa Forest

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.eventpromotions.co.nz

Stroke & Stride #7

10 Mar 2009

An International Event in the Auckland Region

The Stroke & Stride Series is the world's most popular SWIMRUN series held in Auckland each summer. The Series enables participants to enjoy a regular form of healthy, outdoor exercise.

Venue:

Mission Bay beach

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.swimrun.org

Ellerslie International Flower Show

11 Mar 2009 - 15 Mar 2009

An International Event in the Christchurch - Canterbury Region

Christchurch will host its first Ellerslie International Flower Show from 11 to 15 March 2009.

Venue:

North Hagley Park

Event Type:

Nature and Outdoors

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.ellerslieflowershow.co.nz

Wildfoods Festival

14 Mar 2009

An International Event in the West Coast Region

The Wildfoods Festival is an iconic event in New Zealand where you can try many weird and wonderful wild creations. Live entertainment including bands, comedy, dancers and much more!

Venue:

Cass Square

Event Type:

Wine and Food

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.wildfoods.co.nz

Super Truck Series

14 Mar 2009 - 15 Mar 2009

A National Event in the Christchurch - Canterbury Region

They are back... the NZ Super Trucks at their only South Island venue for racing.

Venue:

Timaru International Motor Raceway

Event Type:

Sports

Admission Charge:

Yes

Website:

www.southcanterburycarclub.org.nz

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