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A Frankton builder convicted for sexually assaulting a resort woman in January already has a conviction for a similar assault on a drunk French tourist in 2016. Steven Enting, 36, was sentenced to four months’ home detention and given a...
By LUISA GIRAO A jury trial for a man who stabbed two others in Queenstown in 2019’s expected to conclude today. Jack James Harrington, 21, of Nelson, has copped to stabbing George McKenzie Nielson and Ryan Graham Boe about 2.20am on August...
WE have a problem. And no, it’s nothing to do with Covid-19, although it does appear that this particular problem has got worse this year. It is the carnage that goes on downtown in both Queenstown and Wanaka, in the wee...

Man hails bail conditions

A former resort bouncer who watched CCTV footage of himself in full-flight fight mode says it was an ‘‘eye-opener’’ for him, and he doesn’t want to ‘‘be like that ever again in my life’’. In Queenstown’s court last Monday, Ryan...
By HUGH COLLINS An Arrowtown real estate agent’s slammed organisers of the Queenstown Mardi Gras for planning to run the event in the middle of the historic village. The festival’s scheduled to run on September 5 in the Ramshaw Lane carpark,...
Queenstown police have criticised boozed up punters who left Queenstown Bay in a mess after drunken Christmas Day shenanigans. Sergeant Keith Newell said over 800 people gathered on the lake front. “Police were called to assist with several people throughout the...
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