suspected suicide

Mega run for mental health

By PHILIP CHANDLER A friend's suspected suicide has prompted a Queenstown ultrarunner and a running mate to undertake a staggering 500 kilometre run to raise awareness and funds for mental health. Starting October 24, Kerryn Bell and Ben Fraser, from Oamaru,...

Under pressure

By HUGH COLLINS, TRACEY ROXBURGH & GUY WILLIAMS AS the fallout from Covid-19 continues, Queenstown mayor Jim Boult’s worried the resort’s mental health services are struggling to cope with demand. He tells Mountain Scene he’s hearing reports of people waiting weeks...
Shattered parents of a troubled Queenstown teen allege police bullying drove her to take her life. Meika-Celine Walker Pollock, 19, was due in court on August 21 but never turned up. The next day she was found dead in a car...
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