First Trans-Tasman Kayaker Poised to Arrive in New Zealand

StoryfulWeatherPublished: July 2, 2018
Published: July 2, 2018

Kayaker Scott Donaldson is expected to complete a 1,300-mile, six-week journey from Australia to New Zealand when he lands on New Plymouth, New Zealand, on July 2 evening. Video taking by his support crew on June 28 shows him about 180 km from his destination at Ngamotu Beach. Donaldson, whose was rescued near Taranaki during after his first trans-Tasman attempt failed in 2014, is poised to become the first person to cross the Tasman Sea on a kayak, according to the NZ Herald. His initiative aims to raise funds for asthma research. Credit: F2 Communications via Storyful

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