Jo Sutherland

Jo has a wealth of knowledge and experience in events. Her creative talents stem from an arts and fashion background in London. 

Since moving to New Zealand with her husband, she has worked in Queenstown for HQ Events project managing coporate team building events and designing themed galas.

Jo moved back to her family homestead at Centrewood where she has created her own events, managed Christmas parades in Timaru and organised the Oamaru Wine & Food Festival.



Cate Herlihy


Cate has been involved with events orgnaisation for several years with co-running the Centrewood Fête, being involved in the Art Deco Festival and event managing the Ranfurly Festival, Cate has a load of experience with creating amazing events.

She lives with her husband and two girls on a farm near Ranfurly and has a passion for travel and food. She studied Commerce at Otago University, majoring in Marketing.