26 Apr 2017

Two climbers died after fall from cliff in Fiordland

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 26 April 2017

Two New Zealand climbers have died after falling from a near vertical cliff while roped together in Fiordland. Richard Hayes, the owner and chief pilot of Southern Lakes Helicopters, helped recover the bodies yesterday. He says it was a very challenging climb and would have required a high level of skill.