Categories: General Date: Oct 14, 2008 Title: 7th October - Changing Spring Weather and a Mountain Tragedy.
Heavy rainfall turned a stream into a raging torrent.
A woman was swept to her death while tramping on Mt Taranaki on 7th October.
Diane May Campbell-Hunt of Dunedin, 56, was tramping with her 17-year-old daughter when she was swept away as they tried to cross a stream in Egmont National Park.
It is with great sadness that the Mountain has claimed another life.