Metropol Editor Melinda Collins

Editor’s Perspective: On the ups and downs of social media

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change” – Wayne W. Dyer I’ll admit it, I have somewhat of a love hate relationship with social media. Numerous attempts over the years to sever ties have failed, often on the basis of ‘that distant London cousin I need to keep […]


Thumbs up: Queenstown’s official Facebook page hits 300,000 followers (that’s more than the populations of Hamilton and Rotorua combined!)

Geographically Queenstown may be at the bottom of the country, but it has made its way to the top when it comes to popularity, with fans of the Southern Hemisphere’s premium visitor destination giving the city a big thumbs up on social media. Queenstown’s official Facebook account has recently topped 300,000 followers, making it the […]