6 Jan 2009

Bodies found after Kawarau river collision

3:23 pm on 6 January 2009

Two people have been confirmed dead after a jetboat and jetski collided on the Kawarau River near Queenstown.

Police on Tuesday recovered the bodies of two Queenstown men who were thrown from the jetboat. The incident happened at about 7.30pm on Monday.

A man and woman on the jetski were airlifted to Dunedin hospital.

The woman is critically ill in intensive care while the man is in a stable condition.