British tourist killed in New Zealand kayak accident
25 September 2015
From the section UK
Weather conditions on Lake Tekapo can change quickly
One of two tourists who have died while kayaking on a lake in New Zealand’s South Island was British, the Foreign Office (FCO) has confirmed.
The pair were killed after being hit by strong winds that tipped them into the cold water.
Nine others were rescued in the incident at Lake Tekapo, a popular tourist destination.
The identities of the victims have not been released but local media reported they were both men in their 20s.
The FCO said it was supporting the British national’s family …read more
Source:: BBC UK