Two Chinese nationals have been ticketed after a ''low-speed
pursuit'' near Queenstown.
A complaint about a convoy of four campervans reportedly
being driven poorly resulted in one of the drivers being
ticketed for failing to stop, Southern District Command
Centre deployment co-ordinator Senior Sergeant Dave Scott
Police located the convoy about 6.15pm and when the police
vehicle's lights and siren were activated, the campervan
drivers continued travelling along Frankton Rd, Snr Sgt Scott
The pursuit, which reached a speed of about 40kmh, lasted
about three minutes before the campervan drivers pulled over.
''It didn't seem malicious. It was more a lack of
understanding of New Zealand law,'' he said.
A 43-year-old woman who spoke limited English was ticketed
for failing to stop and was forbidden from driving, Snr Sgt
A man was ticketed for failing to keep left and was also
forbidden from driving.
The group is due to leave New Zealand today.