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With over 14 years’ experience in business development, marketing & strategy in international industries, Beeleave in on hand to help you and your business on your journey to happiness. Our company was founded on 2 things that we see as vital to life: the importance of believing in what you do or sell as a business and our environment. 

‘Bee’ represents the value of nature in creating a future for this planet & ‘leave’ represents the products, services and activities that we help you to develop for your guests or clients to enjoy.  We take great satisfaction in helping things grow! 

Beeleave was established in Queenstown in 2015 and quickly began assisting several companies with business development & marketing.  In November 2015, it took on the management contract for Kinross Cottages: Boutique Vineyard Hotel, Cellar Door & Bistro in Gibbston.  Beeleave grew Kinross into both a community hub and destination, from 1 employee to 27, increased total revenue by more than 850% in 3 years and took the hotel to number 3 on TripAdvisor (hotels in Queenstown) before seeking new challenges and moving to Wanaka in January 2019…

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    "I am proud to have taken on the role of General Manager at Hook Wanaka- a brand new unique lake to plate experience- opened in 2019."

    Graduating with a degree in Conservation Biology & Zoology from the University of Canterbury, Adam has always had a dedication to the planet & everything within it.  During studies, he worked in a range of hospitality & sales roles which took him on a journey around the world. This is where Adam discovered his passion for food that led him to study cookery before joining the Superyacht industry as a 3rd Chef on a high profile private research vessel.  Embarking on a career as a yacht Chef give him the opportunity to explore an abundance of remote, inaccessible places & cultures.  In 3 years, he climbed the rank to Head Chef and then spent 10 years perfecting his profession cooking for a range of diverse clients from high profile celebrities to businessmen on a range of luxury yachts before beginning his journey in development.

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    Managing Director

    " I love the opportunity to make a difference & help businesses to forge their way in the world"

    As part of a dual degree international marketing from the University of Stirling, Scotland, Lizzie spent a year in the French Caribbean and another at Business School in the South of France where she happened upon the world of yachting.  Lizzie embarked on summer seasons onboard superyachts and during term time, managed different areas of hospitality businesses.  Upon graduating, she moved to the French Riviera and created a Luxury Concierge & Event Management company with a partner, working with a range of clients from international corporations to Royalty.  In 2008, Lizzie was headhunted to become the Sales & Marketing Manager for Bluewater Yachting with offices in 7 yachting hubs around the world.  Bluewater grew 800% during the 7 years that Lizzie was part of the team.


 With 14 years of experience in all areas of international business development & marketing, we are extremely


 passionate about the work we do.


 We identify business success as constant evolution to suit demands & needs 

 We provide expertise to companies that wish to explore growth and strengthen their brands. 

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