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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 Year = 2003 (4 incidents)

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
Injury incident (2003-02-21): NZ,West Coast/Taipo/Upper Taipo
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