Kōrero: Extreme sports and adventure sports

Drug testing threat

Drug testing threat

A series of fatal accidents from 2008 raised safety concerns in the adventure tourism industry. Reports of widespread drug-taking among tourism operators led to a government threat that it would introduce mandatory drug testing if the situation continued. This 2012 cartoon satirises the prospect.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0021346
Cartoon by Alistair Nisbet

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Extreme sports and adventure sports - Adventure sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/40780/drug-testing-threat (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 Sep 2013