Aussie falls to death in NZ

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

AN Aus­tralian woman is dead and a man is in­jured af­ter they fell on a glacier in New Zealand’s Fiord­land Na­tional Park yes­ter­day. Po­lice be­lieve they were climb­ing on the Ko­rako Glacier when they lost their foot­ing and fell, slid­ing some dis­tance over a bro­ken ice field. Sgt Tod Holle­bon said the Res­cue Co-or­di­na­tion Cen­tre was alerted to an emer­gency lo­ca­tor bea­con ac­ti­va­tion in the glacier area and dis­patched he­li­copter from Te Anau. The woman’s name has not yet been re­leased.

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