Otago Daily Times: Queenstown Lakes

Man left dangling at Nevis Swing

Man left dangling at Nevis Swing

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 last week.

Arrest after school locked down in Queenstown

Arrest after school locked down in Queenstown

Armed police locked down a Queenstown primary school this afternoon, as they hunted for a man they believed was armed.

Green light for Wanaka watersports facility

Green light for Wanaka watersports facility

The controversial Wanaka Watersports Facility has been approved by independent commissioners.

Alleged drink-driver found with flick knife

Alleged drink-driver found with flick knife

A Frenchman was found with a flick knife in his possession when he was stopped for a drink-driving check in Queenstown early today.

Quakes shake lower South Island

Quakes shake lower South Island

The lower South Island has been struck by a couple of earthquakes this morning.

Six times over limit with child in car

Six times over limit with child in car

A woman who drove her child to school while six times over the drink-driving limit has been sentenced to supervision and community work.

Final tilt at title

Final tilt at title

Central Otago's best young viticulturist is gearing up for a third and final tilt at a national title.

Avalanche raises lake level

A group of professional mountain guides may have triggered an avalanche in the Remarkables Range yesterday afternoon that raised the level of Lake Alta by 7cm.

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