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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...

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...
Emergency services staff who responded to a fatal worksite incident near Queenstown on Monday were faced with "unique" circumstances as they worked to save the life of a second man, a senior firefighter says. Phillip Anderson (Andy) Loving, 63, an...
A man is dead and another is in a critical condition at Dunedin Hospital after an incident involving a truck near Queenstown yesterday. Emergency services were called to a property at the Closeburn Station subdivision, just before 4pm, when they...

St John ‘stretched’

St John's big bods refuse to say how badly their Queenstown ambulance staff are under the cosh. But one local resident, who says it took St John more than 45 minutes to attend a medical incident involving his family, says...

Aussie pulls woman from car

A quick-thinking Australian tourist has emerged as a hero after a fiery three-car crash near Queenstown yesterday. Senior Constable Terry Erceg, of Queenstown, says the Aussie pulled the 29-year-old woman driver - who is thought to have a broken arm - from...
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