Jamie Cowan

Imagine fighting a fire bigger than Stewart Island - and it is just one of 207 wildfires burning across a vast, charred landscape. That is what a group of five Otago firefighters have just been facing in Canada. Glenorchy firefighters Will...
A fire in a Queenstown forest on Saturday was "within minutes" of becoming a major blaze threatening a luxurious lodge. The fire started at 2pm near Matakauri Lodge, off Glenorchy-Queenstown Rd, after hot ashes were placed on a rubbish heap. The five-star...
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