Southland meat processor South Pacific Meats (SPM) has been
ordered to pay $20,000 for blocking union workers from its
The mystery object which killed Rutger Telford Hale while he
was driving on State Highway 6 near Lake Hawea last year
almost certainly came from an oncoming vehicle.
First it was Shaun. Now comes Samson - yet another Australian
sheep trying to snatch New Zealand's claim to the world's
Dutch snowboarder Coen van Rosmalen (24), who died after
being struck by a taxi in Wanaka at the weekend, had a strong
effect on everyone he met in his short time in the resort, a
friend said yesterday.
A dutchman hit and killed by a taxi in Wanaka on Sunday was
not ''staggering drunk'' and may have been on the road
because of a ''prior event'', police say.
A young man who died after being hit by a car in Wanaka
overnight has been named by police.
Shrek owner John Perriam this month came close to calling off
a display of the hermit merino's mounted remains planned for
Wanaka search and rescue volunteers carried out their fourth
serious job in as many weeks yesterday after a teenager fell
about 150m down a steep gully at Treble Cone skifield.
Nearly 4000 snowsports injury claims have been lodged with
ACC so far this winter, with the Queenstown Lakes district
the top location for accidents.
The Cardrona Valley Race to the Sky motorsport hill climb
will be revived next year and multiple past winner
''Monster'' Tajima, of Japan, will return to defend his
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