Queenstown Rafting

An Australian tourist died yesterday afternoon after a raft overturned on the Shotover River near Queenstown. The man was on a guided trip with Challenge Rafting into the remote Skippers Canyon area, with five other Australians visitors. A media statement from...

Hail to the Chief

Seventy people gathered to pay their respects to Queenstown rafting guide Moana-Roa "Chief'' Haare on Sunday and a section of Shotover River rapids have been renamed in his honour. Mr Haare, 62, died while leading a commercial rafting trip on...
Family, friends and colleagues have paid tribute to “legendary” Queenstown rafting guide Moana-Roa Chief Haare, who died yesterday. ‘Chief’, 62, collapsed and was unable to be resuscitated after his raft overturned on Shotover River. He had been rafting for three decades. Former...
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