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Accident/Incident Database

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The Whitewater NZ Accident/Incident database is intended to be a definitive record of whitewater kayak and canoe incidents, published in order to raise awareness of risks among the recreational canoeing community.

List for Region = Otago (8 incidents)

Injury incident (2005-02-06): NZ,31,Otago/Nevis
Near-miss (2004-08-06): NZ,19,NZ,19,Otago/Leith/Water of Leith
Near-miss (2003-09-21): NZ,22,Otago/Kawarau/Kawarau Falls
Fatal accident (2003-03-08): NZ,54,Otago/Kawarau/Kawarau Falls
Fatal accident (2003-02-22): GBR,27,Otago/Waikaia
Fatal accident (2000-01-05): GER,22,Otago/Nevis
Fatal accident (1998-02-08): NZ,25,Otago/Kawarau/Roaring Meg
Fatal accident (1987-03-15): NZ,37,Otago/Hawea
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