rockfall

By PHILIP CHANDLER A monstrous rock’s landed near Queenstown’s Gorge Road, having hurtled down a cliff face about 300 metres above. Local Julian Croft spotted the dislodged rock, near Matakauri Park, while driving along the road. ‘‘I looked over into the paddock...

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...
A RESORT lawyer's calling for consistency after authorities say rockfall from Ben Lomond's a risk to a planned car park building – but not for Queenstown's council's neighbouring Lakeview development. Skyline Enterprises was back before the Environment Court this week...
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