Tue 25 Sep, 2018 9:50 am
Aardvark wrote:So it's agreed. Thousands of visitors likely and ONLY 30 deaths in Mt.Aspiring NP over 10 years.
Truth is they only have accurate figures on the negative outcomes. They wouldn't know how many actually visit.
We're just not doing our share when it comes to population mitigation.
Tue 02 Oct, 2018 10:18 am
Sun 21 Oct, 2018 1:06 pm
Mon 29 Oct, 2018 9:22 pm
Police and Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) from the central North Island continued the search for a missing 53-year-old man on Mount Tongariro this morning.
Four men set out at 8am yesterday to hike over the Tongariro Alpine Crossing from Ketetahi to Mangatepopo.
The group stayed together until the bush edge below Ketetahi Hut, where three of the men continued without the missing man.
Police were notified the man was missing by his wife when he did not return to his vehicle around 5pm.
The search continued until after midnight in blizzard conditions without success and reconvened at 7am this morning with four teams and helicopter assistance.
Conditions have improved today.
Issued by the Police Media Centre
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/ ... iro-search
Police and Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) from the central North Island have located a body in the search for a missing 53-year-old man on Mount Tongariro.
A karakia will be held on Mangatepopo Road at 3pm today and a rahui will be put in place on the Tongariro Crossing for three days.
Issued by Police Media Centre
Tue 30 Oct, 2018 1:10 am
Tue 30 Oct, 2018 4:00 pm
nwphil wrote:very sad....it is a "thing" these days and not just in NZ.
what happen to the "we go in together and come out together"? I could go on about accountability and many other tgings bu this is not the place nor the purpose of this thread.
Wed 31 Oct, 2018 3:32 pm
Wed 07 Nov, 2018 9:25 am
Sun 11 Nov, 2018 10:37 am
Thu 29 Nov, 2018 5:41 pm
Thu 29 Nov, 2018 7:36 pm
wayno wrote:too manypeople get killed by avalanches, i've been close to an avalanche, its no laughing matter, you're up against a force that you are powerless to do anything about , the sound alone was terrifying, it was like thunder. keep your wits about you, dont go where you arent experienced to recognise the dangers. even experienced people can still miscalculate the risks
Sat 01 Dec, 2018 5:44 am
wildwanderer wrote:Throughout the night I could hear avalanches falling at high elevations futher up the valley. Scary as $#&$!!
Sun 28 Apr, 2019 8:55 am
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Mon 09 Sep, 2019 6:18 am
In what Pizova would later say was "one of the big mistakes", they decided not to notify anyone as they wanted to avoid paying for the use of huts on the track.
Mon 09 Sep, 2019 7:01 am
wildwanderer wrote:In what Pizova would later say was "one of the big mistakes", they decided not to notify anyone as they wanted to avoid paying for the use of huts on the track.
Sympathy lessens when I read stuff like this.
Mon 09 Sep, 2019 7:04 am
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