A 5-year-old girl was flown to Dunedin Hospital with head
trauma today after falling from a tree in Central Otago.
A 21-year-old Dunedin student running the Routeburn Track
made it out safely today after being delayed by the weather,
All 31 members of the Wanaka-based Adventure Consultants
climbing team who were stranded on Mt Everest following
Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal have been
evacuated to base camp.
Teams of search and rescue volunteers, police and search dogs
are still combing the area where a missing tramper was last
seen in Mt Aspiring National Park two days ago.
Five Nepalese employees of Wanaka mountain guiding company
Adventure Consultants were killed in the 7.8-magnitude
earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, but five New Zealand
climbers on an Everest expedition with the company are
Walking Wombat, Cycling Granny and Mama Hen were among those
photographing a Wanaka garden on Saturday, during the first
Australasian Blip meet.
The 7am dawn service at the newly-renovated war memorial on
the Lake Hawea peninsula attracted more than 600 people.
Atrocious weather conditions did not deter runners in the
12th annual Routeburn Classic, held on Saturday and won by
Queenstown resident Hywel Dinnick, originally from Wales.
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