Emily Jordan Inquest Opens In UK

The inquest into the death of British tourist, Emily Jordan, has at last opened. But not in New Zealand, the country where she was killed whilst river boarding, but in Great Britain. At the time of her death some adventure tourism activities in New Zealand were operating in a “regulatory vacuum.” Emily Jordan drowned whilst…

No NZ Inquest For Emily Jordan

We’ve often mentioned the tragic death of British tourist Emily Jordan, who drowned on an organised riverboarding activity whilst on holiday in New Zealand in April 2008. In November we raised our concern that an inquest still hadn’t been held into her death in New Zealand. Read Still no inquest for Emily Jordan. Emily’s father,…

Australian Tourist Injured By Dophin Boat – Updated

Today’s Stuff is carrying a story about an Australian tourist who was flown to hospital after being cut by a boat propeller in Ruakaka Bay, Marlborough Sounds shortly before midday. The woman, who is said to be 49  year old Catherine Carlyle from Adelaide, came into contact with the propeller as she jumped off the…