.. of a totally different order is the dramatic news about Andrew McAulley, the expedition kayaker who was just about to finish this weekend his crossing of the Tasman Sea from Australia to New Zealand (a 1600 km open crossing). After a disturbed rescue call the Search and Rescue Authorities found Andrews kayak without the kayaker floating around 75km west of Milford Sound. After two days of intensive search there is no sign of Andrew. Hope fades away.
Thoughts are with the family and friends of Andrew, suffering this terrible and frustrating uncertainty.
Wenley and Derrick give more information and updates about this drama.