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McLaren driver named

The Australian man charged with carelessly driving a McLaren F1 on the Glenorchy-Queenstown road is being considered for diversion. On Saturday the 1994 McLaren - capable of reaching 386kmh - ended up in a ditch on the side of 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...
A former Queenstown man was responsible for a crash near the resort that killed a Cromwell woman, a judge has found. Isaac David Madsen, 19, who now lives in Auckland, held his head in his hands and wept on Friday as Judge...
A private crash investigator says police analysis of a fatal smash on Ladies Mile last year contains "significant flaws". Tim Stevenson gave evidence on the second day of the judge-alone trial of former Queenstown man Isaac David Madsen, 19, in Queenstown's...
A judge has labelled an Arrowtown road rage incident as an "appalling piece of behaviour". In March, Arrowtown builder Richard John Mee-Chang, 40, assaulted Brigg and Susan Maund, while their three terrified children were in the car, before trying to run...
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