toilet

What started as a ‘‘comedy of errors’’ before Christmas ended in a conviction for a Frankton labourer last week. Christopher Edwards, 30, will spend the next six months serving a home detention sentence in Invercargill after admitting assaulting Kasiano Pasitale,...

Peak relief at last

By MATTHEW MCKEW There's been movement, finally. Department of Conservation’s (DoC) dropped the news it’ll install a toilet on Queenstown’s Ben Lomond to stop caught-short hikers causing a mess. It comes a year after the mountain was dubbed ‘‘faecal peak’’ for the...

‘Faecal Peak’

Department of Conservation's dithering over a loo on Ben Lomond as the shit literally keeps piling up. More than 30,000 people a year are walking the trail up the 1748m mountain behind Queenstown. As the hordes increase, the area's becoming increasingly...
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