Landsborough River Death


The man who died after falling from a raft on the Landsborough River yesterday was 27-year-old Samuel Jacob Zarifeh of Christchurch.

Mr Zarifeh was on a private rafting trip with a group of teachers from a boys’ school in Christchurch.

Mr Zarifeh’s body was located by helicopter about 45 kilometres downstream from where he got into difficulty near Creswicke Flat Hut.