Jetboat

By GUY WILLIAMS Nearly four months after five tourists were injured in a jetboat prang on Queenstown's Kawarau River, the official investigation has yet to be wrapped up. The Go Orange jetboat was carrying 23 passengers when it became beached between...
By PHILIP CHANDLER TheĀ couple who made Queenstown's Shotover Jet world-famous are devastated owner Ngai Tahu Tourism's bailing out. The big corporate last week announced it's closing its tourism businesses, including Shotover Jet and Glenorchy's Dart River Jet, "for the time being",...

Jetboat war of attrition

TalkĀ about good advertising. A Queenstown jetboat firm co-owner and his teenage son finished second in the 2016 New Zealand Jet Boat Marathon. KJet's Shaun Kelly and navigator son Joseph, 17, raced their 860-horsepower boat against 23 others in the 16-stage event. The...
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