American Tourist, Caroline Lackey, Drowns In Rafing Incident

There has been another tragic Adventure Tourism related death in New Zealand. In an incident very reminiscent of the drowning of British tourist Emily Jordan, a 58-year-old American tourist, Caroline Lackey, has died after she became trapped under a rock whilst rafting at the Te Hoe section of the Mohaka River yesterday. http://www.wkyt.com/video/?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=4468480&flvUri=&partnerclipid= The trip…

"New Zealand Is An Accident Waiting To Happen"

Not my words but those of George Friedman, an American political scientist and author in an article in the NZ ‘Listener’ magazine. The article appeared in the 5-12 June issue but has only recently become available for viewing on-line. His warning message is that New Zealand’s economic security is at risk because of its decision…