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Crashes and complaints on Otago Lakes roads are both up a whopping 150 per cent over the last five years. Police were called to 688 vehicle collisions in 2017 across the Otago Lakes Central police area – which includes Queenstown. That...
People who dob in poor or dangerous drivers are helping make roads safer, Central Otago’s top road-policing officer says. Otago Lakes-Central area road-policing manager Senior Sergeant Glenn Wilkinson said there had been  no nasty smashes over the holidays so far...

Ex-mayor blasts *555 cops

A former Dunedin mayor is accusing Queenstown police of abusing their *555 roadwatch regime. Sukhi Turner claims police went out of their way to back a complainant's unproven allegation that she drove dangerously over the Crown Range Road from Queenstown...
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