24 Oct 2013

TOPEC sentenced for Paritutu Rock deaths

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 24 October 2013

The Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits and Education Centre (TOPEC) has been ordered to pay emotional harm reparation totalling $269,000 - to both the bereaved families and to the survivors of the August 2012 Paritutu Rock tragedy that killed two students and an instructor. Hans Konlechner is the Principal of Hawera High School and is on the board of Trustees of TOPEC; Tran Lawrence is the director of Taranaki Outdoor Adventures.