Tourist escapes with scrape
Emergency services were called to a motor vehicle accident on Thursday afternoon.
A male Chinese tourist was the sole occupant of a southbound station wagon which hit some mud from a minor slip about 35km south of Kaikoura.
The car had tipped over on its side, however the man escaped without injury, other than a scrape to his arm.
The damage: The Chinese tourist driving this car escaped with no more than a scrape to his arm.