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Police have named the woman who died following a paraglider crash in Canterbury yesterday.
She was 37-year-old Trudi Meij, a South African national living in Christchurch.
Police were alerted to the accident near Mt Cheeseman ski area at Castle Hill around 1.45pm yesterday, a statement said.
Ms Meij died at the scene.
Police are investigating and said the Civil Aviation Authority had been notified.
The death has been referred to the Coroner.