On Friday 31 March in Queenstown, a PechaKucha evening themed ‘The Lakes and I’ was held at Queenstown Primary School and comprised a wide range of speakers. Six speakers treated the audience to a visual journey through the local landscape, it’s history and visitors from the Lakes’ perspective and its transformation into jewellery.
- Randall Aspinall, Farmer - Mt Aspiring Station ‘Farming in the Lakes Catchment’
- Anna Claire Thompson, Jewelry Artist ‘I love Lake Hayes’
- Leah Kissick, School Student ‘Local History through the eyes of Lake Wakatipu’
- Pascal Sirguey, School of Surveying - University of Otago ‘How much snow and ice is there?’
- Peter Langlands, Forager - Wild Capture ‘Foraging in central Otago's waterways'
- Chris Hankin, D.O.C Ranger ‘The natural world of Queenstown’s Lakes, large and small’