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By GUY WILLIAMS Nearly four months after five tourists were injured in a jetboat prang on Queenstown's Kawarau River, the official investigation has yet to be wrapped up. The Go Orange jetboat was carrying 23 passengers when it became beached between...
OPINION: I almost killed someone. The thought is so shocking to me I still have trouble processing it. In Queenstown you can name them all; the local people whose lives have been snuffed out by those reckless tourist drivers, who we...
A child's believed to have lost both her hands and a woman is understood to have lost an arm in a horror crash on the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road on Tuesday. The single-vehicle crash, involving a bus operated by Awing Travel NZ...

Miracle Marie

A young German woman left lying seriously injured for six hours after a Queenstown crash is a "fighter", but may never fully recover, her mother says. Four-and-a-half months later, Marie Spendig is still in a rehab hospital near Hamburg. The 22-year-old's...
A Queenstown man has been charged over a horror crash that left a German woman in a critical condition. Police announced today that a 26-year-old Queenstown man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury, in...
A woman left in a "very critical'' condition following a Queenstown car crash appears to have been abandoned by others in the vehicle. Sergeant Steve Watt said police believed two other people were in the black Honda Odyssey when it...

Motorcylist injured in crash

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured following a collision between a motorbike and car in Queenstown's CBD. Police, St John and firefighters are the scene of the crash, at a roundabout on Man Street. A St John spokesman said the man...

Crash victim named

Police have released the name of one of two people killed after a car and bus collided near Kingston. Police this afternoon confirmed that 23-year-old American Spencer Jason Hom Dow was the person who was killed at the scene in the...

Crash raises safety fears

A "horrific" fatal crash near Kingston has fanned safety concerns regarding the tourist highway heading into the busy summer season. One person was killed and 10 injured, one critically, after a car and bus collided on State Highway 6 just...
Urgent action is needed to prevent another tragedy on the Kingston Road after an Indian man was killed in a car crash near the Devil's Staircase on Sunday. That's the view of residents and the boss of Southern Discoveries, operator...
Friends have paid heartfelt tributes to an Indian man "everyone loved", who was killed in a car crash near Queenstown. Loved-ones have confirmed that Harpreet Singh (25), originally from Punjab, died after his car collided with a Southern Discoveries bus...
Police say a car whose driver died when it collided with a tour bus near Queenstown yesterday morning may have been over the centre line. Emergency services responded to reports of the accident near the Devil's Staircase on State Highway...
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