Crown Range

By ANNA LEASK A 20-year-old Cromwell man’s been arrested and charged with robbery following a violent attack on a ‘‘good samaritan’’ near Queenstown in March. But the alleged victim’s also being charged after cops established the attack wasn’t random. At the time,...
Cyclist Peter Yarrell, QSM, has turned his love of the sport into a vehicle that’s raised hundreds of thousands for charity. On the eve of his latest Tour of New Zealand, he tells PHILIP CHANDLER why he’s stepping down...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner gearing up to organise his sixth biennial Tour of New Zealand cycle race next April is just grateful he "skipped the right year" due to the current event-restricting Covid-19 pandemic. Peter Yarrell has opened entries to...
A judge has taken aim at the ''modern phenomenon'' of drivers following GPS rather than watching the road, after a Chinese tourist caused a smash near Queenstown. Zhenjun Zhao, 28,  appeared in the Dunedin District Court yesterday, following a stint...

No home on the range

Queenstown's best-known adventurer is being chucked off the Crown Range. Base jumper and thrill-seeker Chuck Berry is looking for new digs as the rental property he's lived in for 18 years has been sold. For a man whose regular activities resemble a...
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