Skippers Canyon

A parapenter was rescued in Skippers Canyon after losing control, hitting a wall and sustaining a fractured femur, cuts and contusions. Lakes District Air Rescue Trust manager Ed Halson says the 21-year-old Australian took off from Coronet Peak at 5am...

Safety mission fail

City Hall has confirmed Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible 6 film crew didn't follow the rulebook when shooting near Queenstown. Despite the "procedural oversight", in forgetting to apply for a traffic management plan, New Zealand film company DWTT Productions escaped punishment. Last...
Safety concerns are being raised about Tom Cruise's film crew shooting a helicopter chase for Mission: Impossible 6 near Queenstown. QT Photo Tours owner Blair Pattinson witnessed manoeuvres by three helicopters over and under the Skippers Canyon Bridge for about...
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