Queenstown police charged seven men with various offences
after a bar brawl and two street fights in the resort at the
Officers were called to Winnies bar in the Mall shortly
before 1am on Saturday as patrons allegedly battled with
Four men from Dunedin were arrested.
''There was a melee on the dance floor and security have
intervened and allegedly been assaulted,'' Sergeant Kate
Two Dunedin men (25 and 22) were charged with assault with
intent to injure while another two (both 22) were charged
with disorderly behaviour likely to cause violence.
And at 4.15am yesterday, a Queenstown man was allegedly
kicked in the head and punched by two other men during a
fight at the Camp St taxi rank.
One man (22) faces a charge of injuring with intent, while
another (20) has been charged with assault with intent to
''You don't like to see any violence at all; even a punch can
lead to serious consequences, but when people are kicked in
the head that's very concerning,'' Sgt Pirovano said.
Officers also charged another Queenstown man (26) with
assault, resisting arrest and breaching bail after an
incident in the Mall at 2.23am yesterday.