accident

In pain and bleeding, Queenstowner Dan Turner dragged himself out of his crashed ute and carried the tourist who had just hit him head-on away from her burning car. The 32-year-old, who was seriously injured in yesterday's early-morning crash, says...
The sisters of a Queenstown parapenter who died last month say they have been overwhelmed by support and are suffering "hug fatigue". GForce Paragliding pilot Ben Letham, 26, originally from Scotland, died on April 22 after crashing while on a solo recreational flight. One of his...
Civil Aviation Authority investigators visited Queenstown Primary School yesterday as they tried to piece together why parapenter Ben Letham fell to his death. Initial reports suggest the canopy on the 26-year-old's parapente collapsed during his solo recreational flight and he...

Heartbreak over tragedy

Friends have paid tribute to a proud and devoted family man tragically killed in an accident earlier this week. Phillip Anderson (Andy) Loving, 63, died on Monday when he was pinned by a truck while working on a property at...
The Queenstown man whose arm was crushed in a conveyor belt is finally back at home after undergoing two more operations at Dunedin Hospital. Daniel Figueroa returned home last week after spending six of the past seven weeks — including...
The Queenstown man whose arm was crushed in a conveyor belt will likely regain use of it. Doctors at Dunedin Hospital told Daniel Figueroa, 19, yesterday they were not 100 per cent sure he would use his right arm again,...
Injured Queenstowner Daniel Figueroa will find out tomorrow if he has lost the use of his right arm forever. His arm was mangled to the bone after it became caught in a conveyor belt at his workplace, Remarkable Tortillas. He had two operations...
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