NZONE

In a milestone that flew under the radar, Queenstown’s NZONE Skydive — currently in a tailspin due to border closures — recently turned 30. Original co-owner and general manager Robynne Williams and current gm Clark ‘Scotty’ Scott reflect on...
It's turbulent times for Queenstown's adventure tourism industry. It's the sector that's put the resort on the international map, but that's of little use when international visitors, because of the Covid-19 crisis, can't get here for the foreseeable future. PHILIP CHANDLER talks to three...

Depths of despair

Nearly 18 months after skydiver Tyler Nii plummeted into Lake Wakatipu, his family say they're "dead inside" and desperate for answers. Answers that, according to officials, are still many months away. The Niis are the second family in a week to...

Skydiver search suspended

The family of missing skydiver Tyler Nii are disappointed they will not get to take him home, but grateful for the "outstanding" efforts made to recover his body from Lake Wakatipu. The family issued a statement this afternoon as police...

Skydiver missing in Wakatipu

A tandem skydiving passenger is missing in Lake Wakatipu and his instructor is in hospital with serious injuries after an incident near Queenstown yesterday. Emergency services were alerted at 1.42pm after two male skydivers landed in the lake near Jacks...
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