Motorists in the Wakatipu Basin are being urged to be
very careful on the roads this morning as black ice is
widespread in the area.
A thrill-seeker got more excitement than expected when they
were left suspended 160m above the Nevis Valley last week
after a bungy swing equipment failure.
Queenstown Lakes ratepayers will get a great deal if the
council takes on the management of 13 tracks on Coronet Peak
and Glencoe Stations, the stations' supervisor says.
While supporters of the controversial Wanaka Watersports
Facility are "thrilled'' at its resource consent approval,
appeals seem likely.
A Frenchman allegedly had a flick knife in his possession
when stopped for a drink-driving check in Queenstown early
Armed policed swooped on the Queenstown suburb of Frankton
yesterday after a man walked out of a property with a weapon.
AJ Hackett Bungy has "sincerely apologised'' to a customer
who it says received "a fright'' when they fell
unexpectedly from a jump pod on the 160m-high Nevis Swing
Armed police locked down a Queenstown primary school this
afternoon, as they hunted for a man they believed was armed.
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