Tag: tourist

Tourist caused head-on crash near Hanmer Springs

March 13, 2017 | By More
Tourist caused head-on crash near Hanmer Springs

A German tourist must pay $1400 reparations to the driver he injured in a head-on crash near Hanmer Springs when he veered across the centre line of State Highway 7 in a rain storm on Saturday.

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Man admits mugging tourist

January 20, 2017 | By More
Man admits mugging tourist

A man who took part in mugging a Turkish tourist in the sand dunes at New Brighton has been jailed for 22 months.

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Remand on charge of tourist carjacking

January 13, 2017 | By More
Remand on charge of tourist carjacking

A man charged with carjacking two tourists in Christchurch early on Monday has been granted a registrar’s remand at the Christchurch District Court.

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Couch-surfing host faces jail time on other charges

November 9, 2016 | By More
Couch-surfing host faces jail time on other charges

Sex charges have been dropped against a former Christchurch couch-surfing host who was accused of preying on tourists, but he faces a likely jail term after being found guilty today on other sex charges.

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Jury trial ahead over Otira bus crash

July 21, 2016 | By More
Jury trial ahead over Otira bus crash

A mechanic facing a serious charge over a New Year tourist bus crash on the Otira Gorge has pleaded not guilty and elected trial by jury.

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Ohoka man faces tourist bus crash charge

May 30, 2016 | By More
Ohoka man faces tourist bus crash charge

An Ohoka man charged over a New Year tourist bus crash near Arthur’s Pass has been granted a registrar’s remand at the Christchurch District Court.

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Tourist fined for shooting endangered blue duck

May 5, 2016 | By More
Tourist fined for shooting endangered blue duck

A Danish tourist will have to pay $10,000 for shooting a rare and endangered native blue duck, a whio, in South Westland.

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$120,000 payment offer for tourist driving death

March 21, 2016 | By More
$120,000 payment offer for tourist driving death

A Chinese tourist driver has offered to pay the equivalent of $120,000 compensation to the family of the passenger he killed when he lost control on a back country road.

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Tourist driver admits causing woman’s death

March 21, 2016 | By More
Tourist driver admits causing woman’s death

A Chinese tourist has taken the parents of his woman passenger to the spot on the shores of Lake Pukaki where their daughter died when he crashed a car nine days ago.

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Tourist driver charged over death

March 18, 2016 | By More
Tourist driver charged over death

A Chinese tourist driver has been charged over the death of a woman passenger after allegedly crashing off a cliff near Twizel last Saturday.

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