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The team behind Home for Healthier Business

Introducing the Economic Development Unit

Peter Harris

Peter Harris

ROLE:
Economic Development Manager

Length of time living in Queenstown Lakes:
Four years

What makes Queenstown Lakes a special place to live and work:
The passion and variety of people who you meet, the stunning scenery and the ease with which you can escape into the hills.

Sharon Fifield

ROLE:
Economic Development Advisor

Length of time living in Queenstown Lakes:
I’ve holidayed here all my life then moved back permanently three years ago

What makes Queenstown Lakes a special place to live and work:
After living in cities the last decade or so, I really appreciate the scenic & short commute!  Also, it’s a pretty exciting time to be here as other industries and opportunities grow.  There are some really talented and interesting people on the ground making it happen.

Huia Ackerman

ROLE:
Economic Development Coordinator

Length of time living in Queenstown Lakes:
Two and a half years

What makes Queenstown Lakes a special place to live and work:
Being able to be skiing down a slope, biking down skyline or hiking up a mountain within minutes of leaving work. Having all the benefits of living in a small town but with the excitement of living in a cosmopolitan city and getting to work with people who are truly passionate about this place and its future.

What’s stopping you?

You already know what a fantastic place Queenstown Lakes is to visit, and might be dreaming of moving here permanently one day. Stop dreaming and start exploring why now is the time to move your business and life to our district.

Queenstown Lakes is full of people who came for six months and are still here six years later. Why not come for a long weekend and meet face-to-face with people like you who have made the move. Get in touch, and we’ll connect you with the right people who can give you the honest story about what living and doing business in our district is like.

Our Supporters

Home for Healthier Business is supported by an ecosystem of local and national industry groups with one goal – to nurture the growth of entrepreneurship and diversification in our region. Here are our partners.

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