Fatal pin on Buller Earthquake run

On Friday 1 February, Timothy Jamieson (21), a student in a group from Tai Poutini Polytechnic in Greymouth, became pinnned on a partially-submerged log. Despite vigorous rescue attempts by fellow students and instructors, including extensive CPR, he did not survive. The MSA has launched an investigation, with assistance from the NZRCA and Graham Charles. Kayaker dies after rapids accident (temporary link), Kayaker trapped for 40 minutes