74 days ago

Son was bleeding from his eyes after 15m willow tree crushed family in Queenstown

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

Nightmares of a massive tree falling on them wake 5-year-old Dalin Mathew and his mother Selma George every night.

On January 22, a 15 metre-high willow tree crashed down on them as they watched jet boats roar through the Shotover River in Queenstown.

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13 hours ago

Proposed 60km Otago ski tour route promises 'one hell of an adventure'

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Queenstown News

Hi neighbours - how awesome does this new ski tour route look!

The proposed 60km ski trail from Coronet Peak to Treble Cone will provide "one hell of an adventure" in spectacular conservation land, the designer says.

Arrowtown adventurer Erik Bradshaw is seeking resource consent to build six huts along the tops of the Harris Mountains through the Mahu Whenua conservation area.

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19 hours ago

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19 hours ago

0% weeds, 100% Happiness. Win a Fiskars Xact™ weed puller!


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