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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 = Waikato & Bay of Plenty (8 incidents)

Injury incident (2017-02-20): NZ,25,Waikato/Tauranga Taupo/Kiko Rd to SH1
Fatal accident (2015-03-11): NZ,26,Bay of Plenty/Kaituna/Gnarly Gorge
Fatal accident (2007-08-20): US,23,Bay of Plenty/Kaituna/Awesome Gorge
Near Miss (2007-07-22): NZ,25,NZ,25,Bay of Plenty/Mangakarengorengo/To McLaren Falls
Fatal accident (2006-10-11): NZ,68,Waikato/Waihou/Okoroire Falls
Near-miss (2004-11-28): NZ,18,Waikato/Waikato/Below Lake Taupo
Injury incident (2000-11-26): NZ,27,Waikato/Tongariro/Access 10
Fatal accident (1993-04-26): NZ,Waikato/Waikato/Huka Falls
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