drink-driving

Mountain Scene is naming convicted drink-drivers on its front page until the end of the year. Here are this week's names: Daniel Bolotin Delfino, 28, 623mcg Tamara Aimara Aravena, 28, 599mcg Tamatea Henrick Lehartel, 21, 471mcg
The survivor of a horrific hit-and-run wants Queenstowners to keep one thought in their minds when considering drink-driving. "I just want to send a message to them – you might hurt someone," Mutsuko Morisue says. "And it's not only them. "It's the...
Mountain Scene is naming convicted drink-drivers on its front page until the end of the year. Here are this week's names: Vanessa Lorenzini, 29, 966mcg Emma Mahoney, 32, 932mcg Sheldon Chant, 22, 855mcg Carla Anne Munro, 42, 785mcg Christopher David Goldfinch, 28, 569mcg Taylor Carol...
A Queenstown drug and alcohol counsellor says people going out drinking should never trust themselves with car keys. Kathryn Denniston, of Re-Create, says some drink-drivers she sees professionally have no memory of getting in their cars. She says people shouldn't rely...
Mountain Scene has named 100 people convicted of drink-driving offences in the Queenstown District Court so far this year -- or local people convicted elsewhere. Here is the list: Steven Paul Duncan, 55, 247mg Thibaut Gustave Monnet, 27, 866mcg Giulio Rizzo, 25,...
OPINION: Yesterday we started a campaign aimed directly at Queenstown's drink-drivers. On our front page you'll find the names of the 100 people who have been convicted of drink-driving in Queenstown, or locals who appeared in other courts, so far...
Queenstown is bucking the national downward trend for drink-drive convictions – and now has an average of four a week. Ministry of Justice stats show 208 people were convicted at Queenstown District Court in 2016. Another 100 have been been convicted...
The soppy '90s band Wet Wet Wet clearly didn't live in Queenstown. They sang Love Is All Around but in this place I reckon Booze Is All Around. Wine samples from a VW van parked in Beach Street. A floating bar moored...
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