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23/12/2014

Veint pleads not guilty over 'kidnapping'

Court appearance: Joshua Veint in the Invercargill District Court on Friday.<br />
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One of three men charged in an alleged Queenstown kidnapping has pleaded not guilty and elected trial by jury on assault and kidnapping charges.  Joshua James Veint, 23, farm hand, of Glenorchy, appeared before Judge Michael Turner on Friday facing charges stemming from his arrest in relation »»

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Injured mountain biker fights for his life

Injured mountain biker fights for his life

An English tourist was left fighting for his life after a mountain bike crash near Queenstown. Constable Terry Wood, of Queenstown, says the »»

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Sri Lankan cricketers struggle in Queenstown

Sri Lankan cricketers struggle in Queenstown

Sri Lanka has made an unconvincing start with the bat to its New Zealand tour. The visitors declared at 173 for nine on the opening day of a two-day »»

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Queenstown Business

Fergburger footpath work delayed

Fergburger footpath work delayed

A Queenstown burger joint’s controversial $100,000 pavement project has been put on the back burner until Easter. »»

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Queenstown Local Life

Tough questions, no answers

Tough questions, no answers

OPINION: On its annual survey of the public, Queenstown Lakes District Council rates well. But on pertinent questions which »»

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Queenstown Crime

Abusive Queenstown policewoman resigns

Abusive Queenstown policewoman resigns

A taxi firm boss whose driver was racially insulted by an off-duty Queenstown policewoman says they're relieved she resigned. »»

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Countdown to 2015 starts now

Countdown to 2015 starts now

General entries for the 2015 Queenstown International Marathon open tomorrow – but there’s no confirmation as yet on »»

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IOC report a 'games-changer'

IOC report a 'games-changer'

A Queenstowner pushing for New Zealand to host the Winter Olympics says the idea's never been more affordable. An International »»

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The Ultimate Gig Guide

The Ultimate Gig Guide

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