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Airport curfew hoo-ha

Queenstown Airport's night-time curfew was flouted last year because the control tower, an airport staffer and the airline didn't think it was important enough. Melbourne-bound Jetstar flight JQ220 took off 13 minutes after the 10pm cut-off on May 20. A redacted...

Cop case closed

Queenstown's top cop has drawn a thin blue line under a bungled court case. Harsh comments from a district court judge prompted an internal police inquiry into a botched Queenstown drugs case last year. Charges against two men had to be dropped...
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