driving

By GUY WILLIAMS The last time Greg Thompson had a ‘light bulb moment’, it turned into a multi-million-dollar roading project that fixed the dangerous Tucker Beach Road-State Highway 6 intersection. Now the energetic Quail Rise resident’s made a submission to Queenstown council’s...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A seven-metre-deep digital billboard proposed for the side of Queenstown’s Crowne Plaza hotel has some locals seeing red. The 34 square metre billboard would display advertising messages aimed at pedestrians and motorists headed westwards along Shotover Street. Running 24/7,...
Queenstown passenger service drivers have allegedly been sexually inappropriate and boozed-up before getting behind the wheel. Those are among two dozen complaints upheld against passenger licence drivers in the resort in recent years. A taxi driver, now allegedly still working as...

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A Queenstowner who dobbed in former Dunedin mayor Dame Sukhi Turner on the Crown Range Road is convinced she was driving hazardously. Mountain Scene last week reported she and her husband, former New Zealand cricketer Glenn Turner, blasted local police for...
Shocking footage of a driver repeatedly crossing the centre line on the country’s highest main road has been posted online. The dashcam footage was shot on the Crown Range route between Queenstown and Wan-aka, in late January and uploaded to...
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