A Northland company has been fined $405,000 after a tourist was killed in a sandboarding accident at the Te Paki sand dunes. The company was found guilty of exposing the tourist to a risk of death or serious injury by not taking adequate steps to prevent him from being hit by a vehicle.
New Zealand is home to two arid regions that resemble deserts: the Rangipo Desert located in the central North Island and the Waitaki Desert in the Central Otago region. Additionally, there are desert-like sand dunes such as the Te Paki and Ahipara sand dunes.
Journey to the captivating Ahipara Sand Dunes in New Zealand's Far North District for an extraordinary outdoor escapade. Master the art of sandboarding, conquer the untamed terrain through off-road driving, and immerse yourself in the raw beauty of these unspoiled dunes. Get ready to unleash your sense of adventure and create indelible memories in this sandy wonderland.
A tourist from South Korea was killed in an accident at Te Paki Sand Dunes, in New Zealand's Northland region. On February 4th, 2019, Jin Chang Oh was sliding down the dunes on a sandboard when tragically hit by a tour bus and killed in front of his family. The…