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Incident 20100405

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20100405?, 5 April 2010 13:00?, Fatal accident? / Swim?
Victim?: NZ, 45, Male
Location?: Southland/Mararoa/South Mavora Lakes to Kiwi Burn/Junction of Mararoa and Kiwiburn?

Class?: II+
Flow?: cu , ""
Boat Type?: Unknown/Unknown
Trip Type?: Private

Summary?:

Victim capsized. He was found by family members a short distance downstream. CPR was attempted, but failed.

Discussion?:
Sources?:
Kayaker who drowned in Mavora River named, 7 April 2010, Sam McKnight, Southland Times
Drownings not surprising - Water Safety New Zealand, 6 April 2010, NZPA

Reported by?: Jonathan Hunt
Created: 2010-04-08, changed: 2010-04-08.

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