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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 = Wellington & Manawatu (7 incidents)

Injury incident (2004-08-08): NZ,25,Manawatu/Waihi Stream/Waihi Falls
Near-miss (2004-06-06): NZ,15,NZ,15,Wellington/Waiohine/Waiohine Gorge
Injury incident (2001-10-27): NZ,Manawatu/Mangahao
Near-miss (1999-10-25): NZ,Manawatu/Mangahao
Fatal accident (1998-03-14): NZ,42,Manawatu/Manawatu/Ballance to ?
Fatal accident (1974-07-06): NZ,Manawatu/Lake Horowhenua
Fatal accident (1963-11-16): NZ,37,Wellington/Otaki
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