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Three missing in NZ "rock climbing" incident
6:22:22 PM

I figured I'd post this up here as it is being reported as a rock climbing incident. However a quick read reveals it is actually a walking incident. Tragic nonetheless.
6:26:21 PM
This article suggests it may have more of a scrambling, swimming, traversing type outdoor recreation activity.

"The tutors were from the Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits and Education Centre.
The company’s website says they offer courses in climbing and “coastaneering” at Paritutu Rock. The latter is a combination of swimming, rock climbing, abseiling and body boarding.

Read more:"

Although given that in my experience most reporting appears to pass through a filtering stage which removes any vaguely accurate facts, it is hard to know.
8:44:09 PM
Video here

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