A Walk in the Park?

A deep dive into tramping incidents in New Zealand 

Published July 2018

A Walk in the Park? is the third insights publication to be released following 'There and Back, 2016' and 'A Hunter’s Tale, 2017'. We now dive into incidents tramping incidents in New Zealand. A Walk in the Park? is the most comprehensive insights exploration that we have undertaken. We’ve found richer and deeper data than we had available for There and Back.

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A walk in the park

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Answers to Backcountry Meal Questions

1. The main cause of tramping search and rescues is: Lost

2. The main cause of tramping injuries is: Slip/Trip/Falls

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