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Kiwi man killed in Japanese avalanche

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 25/02/2017
Sam Kerr. © Facebook Sam Kerr.

A New Zealand man has died in an avalanche on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

Sam Kerr, 35, moved to Japan in 2007 and started an adventure and snowboarding business.

He posted a photo of himself in the snow to Facebook just hours before he died.

Mr Kerr has been survived by his wife and son.

A Givealittle page has been set up to bring his body home.

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