Esther Whitehead

We collectively design the future we want, through the decisions we make today. Nationally, we have inadvertently designed the tourism trends, types and tours that we now see in New Zealand, perhaps through a misguided belief that the clean...
OPINION: Every three years we see a classic centre-left, centre-right debate, and 2017 is no different, Esther Whitehead, Sustainable Queenstown NFP founder writes. This I find intriguing in a MMP system, which is not a de facto two-party structure. Whilst there...

Wakatipu waste explodes

Queenstown's council has missed – by a mile – its target for reducing waste to landfill. In its 2015 long-term plan, the council set a target of reducing household waste from 188kg per resident to 160kg this year. But instead it...
Making moves towards sustainable living is the aim of 'The Women's Summit' in Queenstown next Friday. Organised by Sustainable Queenstown, formerly Anti-Plastic Population, the summit comprises four-minute speeches from 10 local women, a short Q&A session, intermingling and a silent...
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