Tirau – Cromwell Ambassador

“If you think the scenery and landscapes are amazing, wait ‘til you meet the people!”

Join us on Cromwell Ambassador to explore the stories of early Maori history, first explorers, settlers, the days of gold through to to present day bustling and fast-growing Cromwell.

Immerse into the history and legends of early Waitaha through to the first European explorers, settlers and high country runholders.

Hear some amazing stories of the Otago gold rush, how Cromwell got it’s name, pioneers of fruit growing, the era of the dam development right through to the amazing entrepreneurs of events, business, sport, multisport, wine tourism, hospitality, arts, tourism and world class cycling experiences. Explore with other locals the stories of the fascinating growth of the Cromwell Basin right up to present day. Be part of Cromwell’s success now and into the future by contributing to it’s legacy – become a recognised Cromwell Ambassador.

You will explore tools to authentically engage with international visitors as well as all New Zealanders in a meaningful and memorable way, and gain a quiver of amazing stories of the region to connect with and share.

Earn your black diamond ambassador badge and contribute to the legacy of being an Ambassador for your region.

Cromwell Ambassador is endorsed by Cromwell and Districts Promotion Board, Central Otago District Council, and the Cromwell Ambassador industry advocacy group.

Join in on scheduled dates or contact us for a bespoke Ambassador course for your team / business (minimum numbers apply).

On successful completion of the programme, participants will receive a Tirau – Cromwell lapel pin and a certificate of completion.

The programme is delivered by local facilitators and costs $30 + GST per person.

Course Outcomes


It’s the small things that create the best visitor experiences. The programme will build on customer experience skills to focus on creating genuine connections with visitors old and new.


Be proud of the Tirau – Cromwell region and share this with visitors. It’s important to take ownership of the region by understanding and respecting the history and developing local area knowledge.


Learn the intricacies of different cultures. Build strong cultural knowledge of Tirau – Cromwell’s key markets to authentically connect with visitors and leave a lasting impression.


Tourism is a rapidly growing industry; this programme inspires participants to grow their business by providing tools to ensure a positive and memorable customer experience.

Timing & Cost:

Tirau Cromwell Ambassador runs in the mornings from 9am-12pm.

The cost is $30+GST per person. For groups of 25 and over, contact us for group booking rates.

To book your place:

Book online here, using the BOOK NOW buttons above..

Or call QRC on 03 409 0500 or email [email protected]

Places will be confirmed based on space available on the scheduled course date. If course is already booked up we will suggest an alternative date for you.

To request an ‘in-house’ Ambassador for your business please email [email protected]



Tuesday 9th November, 2021
9:00am – 12noon
Tickets: $30 +GST


The Gate
6 Barry Ave
Otago, New Zealand