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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 = 2004 (6 incidents)

Near-miss (2004-11-28): NZ,18,Waikato/Waikato/Below Lake Taupo
Injury incident (2004-08-08): NZ,25,Manawatu/Waihi Stream/Waihi Falls
Near-miss (2004-08-06): NZ,19,NZ,19,Otago/Leith/Water of Leith
Near-miss (2004-06-06): NZ,15,NZ,15,Wellington/Waiohine/Waiohine Gorge
Near-miss (2004-04-14): NZ,37,West Coast/Oparara
Fatal accident (2004-03-29): GBR,19,West Coast/Crooked/Crooked Gorge
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