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New Zealand camp tragedy revisited in documentary

A new doc entitled Jumping In Puddles attempts to recount the final moments of seven students who drowned in a flash flood during their school trip to Mangatepopo Gorge. The filmmaker, Nick Hitchins, says he drew inspiration for the title from one of the students who perished, Natasha Bray. The film also focuses on Bray's family as they piece together what happened to their daughter on her ill-fated canoe trip.
March 19, 2009

A new doc entitled Jumping In Puddles attempts to recount the final moments of seven students who drowned in a flash flood during their school trip to Mangatepopo Gorge. The filmmaker, Nick Hitchins, says he drew inspiration for the title from one of the students who perished, Natasha Bray. The film also focuses on Bray’s family as they piece together what happened to their daughter on her ill-fated canoe trip.

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