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Ahoy there, Coastguard

By TRACEY ROXBURGH It's taken 11 years and a few battles, but Coastguard Queenstown is finally ready to open its new base. The official opening for the Coastguard Queenstown Marine Rescue Centre’s planned for tonight — organisers were busy last week...

He’s the bomb

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Bomber by name, the bomb by nature. NZSki ski patroller Brad Saville and his not-quite-two-year-old curly-coated retriever, Bomber, have just become Queenstown’s only operational avalanche search and rescue team. Saville, 39, took Bomber to the closed Mt Hutt skifield on...
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