Thursday, 14 August 2008
Alert: Road Conditions in National Park NATIONAL PARK
— 7.40am - National Park Police advise snow is falling on sh 47 between National Park and the Chateau.
Friday, 2 May 2008
Increased signs of volcanic activity at Mt Ruapehu NATIONAL PARK
— The Department of Conservation (DOC) is warning of increased signs of volcanic activity at Mt Ruapehu.
Thursday, 17 April 2008
Mangatepopo river accident 15 april 2008 NATIONAL PARK
— MetService continues to receive a number of media inquiries regarding the tragic accident on the Mangatepopo River on Tuesday 15 April.
Canyon tragedy focus turns to investigations NATIONAL PARK
— As family and friends grieve the loss of seven people who died in a central North Island canyoning tragedy on Tuesday, others will investigate how the adventure went so wrong.
Wednesday, 16 April 2008
Instructor had just three months at centre NATIONAL PARK
— The instructor leading the group in which seven people were swept to their death near Turangi yesterday had been in the job for three months.
'Gnarly, awesome' teacher praised as school deals with grief NATIONAL PARK
— It was a poignant and moving message on a sympathy card at Elim Christian College today for teacher Tony McClean, one of seven to die in the Mangatepopo River yesterday.
Poroporoaki: The tragedy of seven young lives lost NATIONAL PARK
— I move that this House note its deep sorrow at the tragic deaths of six young people and their teacher from Auckland's Elim Christian College, while participating in an outdoor education programme in the Tongariro National Park.
Mountain Safety council expresses condolences NATIONAL PARK
— New Zealand Mountain Safety Council Executive Director Darryl Carpenter extends his deep sympathy and concern for those affected by the canyoning incident in the Mangatepopo Gorge yesterday.
Ruapehu drowning tragedy names released NATIONAL PARK
— The formal identification process has been completed and Police are now able to release the names of six students and one teacher killed in tragic circumstances in the Ruapehu District yesterday.
River victims 'fine, fine young people', says grieving principal NATIONAL PARK
— The shocked principal of an east Auckland Christian college says the school lost seven very fine people in the Tongariro National Park river tragedy overnight.
Tragic loss of life at Tongariro NATIONAL PARK
— Prime Minister Helen Clark has expressed profound sympathy and shock at news of the death of seven people in a flash flood near Mt Tongariro overnight.Â
Seven confirmed dead after river tragedy NATIONAL PARK
— Police have located the bodies of the final two students missing after a canyoning trip down a river in the Tongariro National Park turned to tragedy yesterday.
Tuesday, 21 August 2007
Road still closed after truck crash spills peroxide NATIONAL PARK
— State Highway 4, 15km south of National Park, remains closed this morning after peroxide was spilled following a truck crash.