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Coroner’s Findings on New Zealand Canyoning Fatalities

Document Date: July 18, 2010
Document Source: New Zealand Coroner's Office
New Zealand Coroner's Office
Posted:  July 17, 2010

This is the official New Zealand Coroner’s final report on the April 15, 2008 canyoning accident on an outdoor program in New Zealand that resulted in the deaths of six students and a teacher.This was a tragedy for all of New Zealand. The report is a reminder, and a wake-up call for all outdoor programs.
More information is available at:
Responding to the Tragedy in New Zealand
Press Release from the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council