George Driver

George Driver is a freelance journalist based in Central Otago, New Zealand.

The Bulletin
Jul 31, 2020

Motorsport great Hayden Paddon on bouncing back from the toughest years of his life

After the toughest years of his career, Hayden Paddon is taking on the world again. In a garage in Cromwell he’s building the world’s first electric rally car.

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Jun 6, 2020

Who is Brad Olsen, boy wonder and economist extraordinaire?

There's a baby-faced economist dominating our business news. Who is he and how did get there?

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May 24, 2020

A silence has fallen over Queenstown, but the town's remarkable spirit remains

What's happening on the ground in the former capital of New Zealand tourism?

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May 13, 2020

The tourism crisis as seen from Clyde, the tiny town in the Central Otago mountains

How will a tiny historic town in Central Otago survive the tourism slump?

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