In the Media

2019

NZ Export and Trade Handbook – April 10 2019
International awards for Reefton Distilling Co.
exportandtrade.co.nz/news/international-awards-reefton-distilling-company

Exporter Today – April 10 2019
International awards for Reefton Distilling Co.
exportertoday.co.nz/news/international-awards-reefton-distilling-company

Voxy – April 10 2019
Reefton Distilling Co.’s Little Biddy Gins achieve Silver and Bronze at San Fran World Spirits comp
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/336076

The Westport News – April 10 2019
Reefton Spirits win international awards by Teresa Smith

Greymouth Star – April 10 2019
Reefton gins win medals in San Francisco

Your Weekend - Stuff – March 23 2019
It’s a good time to drink Gin by Laura Macfehin
www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/drinks/111363152/its-a-good-time-to-drink-gin

Otago Daily Times (ODT) –  March 11 2019
Mining its own rich history by Mike Yardley
www.odt.co.nz/lifestyle/travel/mining-its-own-rich-history

Newstalk ZB Jack Tame – Feb 8 2019
Reefton is on a roll by Mike Yardley
www.newstalkzb.co.nz/lifestyle/travel/mike-yardley-reefton-is-on-a-roll/

West Coast Messenger – February 6 2019
Reefton distillery proving popular
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_6_february_201

The Ashburton Guardian – February 4 2019
Reefton is on a roll by Mike Yardley
issuu.com/ashguardian/docs/ag-04_february_2019

For the Love of Travel – January/ February 2019
The renaissance of Reefton by Mike Yardley
fortheloveoftravel.net.nz/reeftons-renaissance/ 

Star Kiwi – January 28 2019
Under-rated Reefton ‘mountain biking mecca’ by Mike Yardley
www.star.kiwi/2019/01/travel-under-rated-reefton-mountain-biking-mecca/ 

NZ Herald – January 28 2019 Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12198439 

The Aucklander – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www.nzherald.co.nz/aucklander/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503372&objectid=12198439

Hamilton News – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www.nzherald.co.nz/hamilton-news/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503372&objectid=12198439

Northern Advocate – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=12198439

Manawatu Guardian – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www2.nzherald.co.nz/manawatu-guardian/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503999&objectid=12198439  

Kapiti News – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www2.nzherald.co.nz/kapiti-news/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1504006&objectid=12198439

Rotorua Daily Post – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www.nzherald.co.nz/rotorua-daily-post/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503438&objectid=12198439

Whanganui Chronicle – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503426&objectid=12198439

Bay of Plenty Times – January 28 2019
Rare Wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=12198439

Hawkes Bay Today – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=12198439

Stratford Press – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley
www2.nzherald.co.nz/stratford-press/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503384&objectid=12198439

NZBusiness Magazine – February issue – January 17 2019
Crafting untamed spirits by Glenn Baker
nzbusiness.co.nz/article/crafting-untamed-spirits 

 

2018

Stuff – December 31 2018
Remote West Coast lures businesses with its high-speed internet and affordable houses by Joanne Carroll
www.stuff.co.nz/business/109510478/entrepreneurs-and-businesses-see-benefits-of-working-on-the-west-coast

Daily Encourager – December 14 2018
New Reefton Distillery Taps into rich vein by Wayne Graham
dailyencourager.co.nz/new-reefton-distillery-taps-into-rich-vein/

Drinks Biz – December/ January issue – December 10 2018
Pg 80 - Reefton Distillery opens its doors by Victoria Wells
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/october-november-2018-1/

New Zealand Herald – West Coast Promotional Pull Out - December 5 2018
Pg 10 - Reefton Distilling Co. Turning Pure West Coast Rainwater into Gin
MBIE/ West Coast Tourism
www.greydc.govt.nz/SiteCollectionDocuments/Live%20Work%20Invest/WC_NZME_Publication_Dec2018.pdf

Sounds Good – Summer Issue December 1 2018
Bottling the West Coast Spirit by Juliet Carter
pages 26, 27, 29, 29 + 30.
issuu.com/sounds-good/docs/soundsgood_magazine_summer_1819_fa_

Stuff –October 20 2018
New people, tourists and businesses are flocking to Reefton by Joanne Carroll
www.stuff.co.nz/national/107924526/New-people-tourists-and-businesses-are-flocking-to-Reefton

Channel 39 Southern TV – October 19 2018
Reefton Distillery opens its doors to the public
www.channel39.co.nz/news/reefton-distillery-opens-its-doors-public

NZBusiness Magazine – October 18 2018
Crafters of Untamed Spirits open doors
nzbusiness.co.nz/news-items/crafters-untamed-spirits-open-doors

Stuff – October 18 2018
Reefton visitors embrace the spirit of distillery’s opening day by Chris Hutching
www.stuff.co.nz/business/107931967/reefton-visitors-embrace-the-spirit-of-distillerys-opening-day

Greymouth Star – October 17 2018
Video
www.greystar.co.nz/video/reefton-distillery/

New Zealand Herald – October 7 2018
Small Business: Bringing people into small town New Zealand - Reefton Distilling Co by Aimee Shaw
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12135373

NZ Business – September 14 2018
‘Water of life’ coming to Reefton
nzbusiness.co.nz/article/%E2%80%98water-life%E2%80%99-coming-reefton 

Voxy – September 12 2018
Reefton Distilling Co. gears up to open new distillery
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/320741

West Coast Messenger - June 13 2018
Pg 11 - Reeftons Vintage spirit by Claire Ward
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_13_june_2018

RNZ Checkpoint - March 20 2018
From mining gold to liquid gold - Reefton distillery to open - from Checkpoint
www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2018636940/from-mining-gold-to-liquid-gold-reefton-distillery-to-open

Stuff – February 5 2018
Reefton distillery raises more than $1m to help create up to 50 jobs by Amanda Cropp
www.stuff.co.nz/business/101172899/reefton-distillery-raises-more-than-1m-to-help-create-up-to-50-jobs

MSC Newswire – February 5 2018
Successful capital raise for Reefton Distilling Co.
www.mscnewswire.co.nz/news-sectors/industry-talk/item/8421-successful-capital-raise-for-reefton-distilling-co.html

National Business Review – February 5 2018
West Coast startup in high spirits after crowdfunding campaign by Dane Ambler
www.nbr.co.nz/tags/reefton-distilling-co

MSC Newswire – January 31 2018
Rebuilding the West Coast one drop (dram) at a time!
www.mscnewswire.co.nz/the-msc-network/item/8333-rebuilding-the-west-coast-one-drop-dram-at-a-time.html