Firefighters

It's never been harder to be a migrant in Queenstown, with their numbers disproportionately represented in the ranks of those currently losing their jobs. PHILIP CHANDLER talks to two members from the largest migrant group, Brazilians, who've been working hard to support their...
Momentum's building in Queenstown to help our cousins over the ditch who've been enduring one of the worst bushfire seasons in memory. Raging since September, to date more than 6.3 million hectares have been destroyed, wiping out an estimated 500 million...
Queenstown firies have climbed to the top of a nationwide firefighter fundraiser. Queenstown Airport Rescue Crew firefighters Claire Jones and Simon Bowden won their respective categories at last weekend's Sky Tower Stair Challenge in Auckland. It was first time lucky for...
Fresh off the plane from New York, Queenstowner Jamie Harris is about to jump on another to tackle a sky high challenge. The Frankton firefighter flies to Auckland this weekend for the Sky Tower Stair Challenge, his 11th crack at...
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