A chopper crash in a remote part of the South Island's West
Coast has seriously injured the young pilot and hit the
helicopter community hard.
Three people have survived a helicopter crash on a West Coast
glacier this morning.
Heavy rain has kept Hokitika residents awake through the
night with serious flooding causing many people, including 20
retirement home residents, to be evacuated.
Franz Josef Glacier business owners fear the town will become
derelict and an eyesore after a council ruling yesterday
preventing development in a swathe through the middle of the
towns, closest to the Alpine Fault.
The woman who died after crashing a quad bike on a West Coast
farm has been named by police.
A woman has died in an accident involving a quad bike on a
farm in the Westport area today.
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