11 Feb 2015

English tourist dies while kayaking

3:02 pm on 11 February 2015

An English tourist has died while kayaking in the Abel Tasman National Park.

Police said the body of the 30-year-old man was recovered from Bark Bay yesterday.

The man was with a group kayaking in the park when he collapsed about 7pm and died.

A post mortem will be conducted today and the matter has been referred to the coroner.