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Aussies rescued from Remarks

Two Australian climbers were rescued by helicopter from the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown after 10 hours shivering on an exposed, high ledge. The men, who were uninjured, had been attempting the Grand Traverse on Friday afternoon. But running short of time...
A group rescued from Lake Wakatipu yesterday have been described as "halfwits". Four people got into difficulty due to bad weather and windy conditions. Three capsized from their plastic yellow skiffs. One wasn't wearing a life-jacket. Wayne Perkins, co-owner of Million Dollar...

Australian tramper found

The Australian tourist missing on Ben Lomond, near Queenstown, has been rescued early this morning. According to a police media spokeswoman, 25-year-old Robert Galdamez "was located at 12.20am by the search team, using trained SAR dogs, near the summit of Ben...
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