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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...
A pilot killed in a fatal helicopter crash near Queenstown in 2015 failed to tell authorities or his employer he had been treated for a mental health condition only months earlier. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (Taic) said last week...
A crash near a Queenstown hotel left a motorcyclist with a badly broken leg and his daughter without a ticket to see Ed Sheeran, a court has heard. The victim was driving behind Irene Doyle on Arthurs Point Rd on...
"I'm Dave," I say, extending my hand. "Sorry," Xin Wu says, shaking mine. Then I tell him what it was like for me and my son two Sunday mornings ago when our cars crashed head-on. It's not your average restorative justice meeting....
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...

Horror smash claims one life

The woman killed in a head-on crash near Queenstown yesterday was a 49-year-old Australian, police say. The woman was killed and three people were seriously injured in the crash, on the Gibbston Highway, near the Crown Range turnoff, about 2.30pm. Senior...

Bungy staffers pitch in

A Queenstown tourism giant's staff helped at a crash scene yesterday. AJ Hackett Bungy staffers helped St John paramedics and fire volunteers attend to motorcyclists injured on State Highway 6 outside the bungy company’s Kawarau Bridge operation about 2pm yesterday. The...

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...
The car in the ditch is worth stupid money. So much money, in fact, you could sell it and afford to live in Eichardts' new $10,000-a-night penthouse – for five years. RELATED STORY: McLaren driver named VIDEO: Man charged after crashing $20m super...
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