Woman killed in Arthur's Pass canyoning fall named

An Australian woman killed in a tragic fall near Temple Basin on Sunday afternoon was a paramedic from Bundaberg in Queensland.

Verena Jantje Kuhl, known as Jantje, fell 100m to her death on the Twin Creeks Falls while canyoning with her partner.

Queensland's News Mail reported yesterday Ms Kuehl, aged in her 30s, had been working as an advanced care paramedic and flight paramedic in Bundaberg since 2014 with the Wide Bay Local Ambulance Service Network.

She had led an active life abseiling, surfing and paddle boarding. A New Zealand police investigation into her death is under way.

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