A growing number of tourists are getting into trouble while hiking in New Zealand. Local knowledge could help prevent these incidents. Photo: Alamy

New Zealand asks locals to help save foreign hikers’ lives after spate of accidents and incidents

  • New Zealand is a magnet for tourists with its natural beauty and rugged countryside, but many are unprepared for the dangers when hiking
  • The Department of Conservation and police are asking Kiwis to share their local knowledge
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A growing number of tourists are getting into trouble while hiking in New Zealand. Local knowledge could help prevent these incidents. Photo: Alamy
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