Chuck is a professional skydiver, basejumper, stuntman, cameraman, test pilot, aircraft engineer, juggler, filmmaker & motivational speaker. His TEDx Queenstown talk in 2013 paved the way for him to travel to Vancouver in 2015 to share his stories of adventure on the TED stage.
A pioneer of HDR photographer, Trey stopped by the Queenstown stage to share some of his favourite photos and stories. His blog, ‘Stuck in Customs’ received millions of views every day.
Dr Libby Weaver
Dr. Libby is an authority on health and wellbeing. She is one of Australasia’s leading nutritional biochemists and holistic health experts, and author of women’s health books including Rushing Woman’s Syndrome, Real Food Chef, and Beauty from the Inside Out.
WHo we are
Here at TEDxQueenstown we are driven to produce amazing talks, great food and drink and an experience you won't forget but also to remember our deeply community-based audience. We work, play and dream together. Our first event was held in 2013 and we've been steadily growing ever since. We are always looking for the ways we can bring the best possible experience to our TEDxQueenstown audience.
MEET THE TEAM
Olympia von Berg
Miira Jaffray Murphy
Hello mighty readers! We’re on the road again with new ideas, team members and all that is TEDxQueenstown. Coming to our amazing town on April 17th 2016. We thought for all you newbies out there we would give you some info as to what is TEDx? Where did it come from? What’s it all about?[...]
We are looking for new team members for our TEDxQueenstown 2016 Event to be held in April. Are you self-driven, enthusiastic and ready to commit to being part of our next fantastic event? We are particularly looking for people to fill the below roles. If you think you have the motivation and the skills we’re[...]
Lydia lives her dream everyday. She travels to opportunities worldwide as she sees fit, spends time with friends and at important occasions. Lydia lives her dream everyday. She works globally with leaders and women, supports charities and social entrepreneurs, and spends time with family and friends all around the world. And she can do this[...]
Dane’s passion, expertise and knowledge is in how humans can thrive under pressure. He works with Olympic and Commonwealth games medalists, touring professionals, elite athletes and coaches as well multinational companies. Dane has written for a variety of national publications and appeared on national television and radio as well as presented at World Congresses -discussing[...]
Using a light box as a canvas Marcus Winter manipulates millions of grains of sand for a living. Winter’s extraordinary ability to tell a narrative through the seemingly simple movement of grain is enchanting. His dexterity allows him to conjure evocative images in seconds before they’re dashed aside ready for the next evocative representation. Winter[...]
Dorenda Britten questions who we look up to and why in New Zealand and hopes to help businesses take New Zealand into a new future. Using design thinking tools that reflect the uniqueness of this country. For more photos of Dorenda head to Flickr here Dorenda Britten Linkedin Website
Jamie Fitzgerald. Modern day adventurer who pushes boundaries of human endurance and helps others to demonstrate their principal of success. Sit down, and enjoy the ride! For more pictures of Jamie head to Flickr here Jamie Fitzgerald Website Twitter Facebook
Caroline Dean talks to us, for the first time, about her experience of working inside the prison system. What she talks about will shock you, make you think about systems and the culture of power and control all around us. For more photos of Caroline please visit Flickr here Twitter Website
Taking photos just makes Trey Ratcliff happy. That’s it. We meander through Trey’s important moments in his life and finally stumbling into ‘his own greatness.’ Hoping you will find yours. For more photos of Trey head to Flickr here Trey Ratcliff Stuck In Customs Facebook Instagram Twitter
Welcome to the first TEDxQueenstown TEDxWomen’s event for our town! Live streamed from the global conference TEDWomen on Saturday 30th May 2015. The aim is to gather together from 10am-2pm. Come join us to eat, drink and watch some of the content which celebrates women around the world…….. This is free RSVP limited event. Venue:[...]