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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    A rahui's in place for Caples River near Lake Wakatipu - after a Queenstown man died rafting

    A rahui's in place for Caples River near Lake Wakatipu - after a Queenstown man died rafting


    30 year-old Stephen Bowler was with a group using inflatable pack rafts on Monday.

    Police are making enquiries - and extending their sympathies to his family.

    As a mark of respect, Ngai Tahu's announced a rahui until next Tuesday - including where the river mouth meets Lake Wakatipu.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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