Lakes District Hospital

In pain and bleeding, Queenstowner Dan Turner dragged himself out of his crashed ute and carried the tourist who had just hit him head-on away from her burning car. The 32-year-old, who was seriously injured in yesterday's early-morning crash, says...
Detailed plans are being prepared for the upgrade of Frankton’s Lakes District Hospital, although building work is not expected to start until the end of the year. The community representative on the steering group overseeing the upgrade, Tony Hill, says...

Bungy staffers pitch in

A Queenstown tourism giant's staff helped at a crash scene yesterday. AJ Hackett Bungy staffers helped St John paramedics and fire volunteers attend to motorcyclists injured on State Highway 6 outside the bungy company’s Kawarau Bridge operation about 2pm yesterday. The...
A Brazilian-born man found guilty of assaulting a woman in Queenstown last year wants a discharge without conviction. Paulo Ricardo Martins, 43, of Queenstown, denied assaulting Glenda Manley on February 1. But judge Christina Cook found him guilty after a trial...
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