McAra had recently returned from a business trip to Australia.
The student and his family are now in self-isolation.
Forecasters say there's a chilly night in store.
Three others were injured in the accident.
Others have a range of injuries.
The storm has been downgraded but forecasters are still keeping an eye on it.
"They're absolutely furious, they're scared, they're uncertain of the future."
The Environment Minister says Rio Tinto needs to clean up its "mess".
The serious crash unit has been notified.
It should be the region's peak tourist season.
While people are out helping neighbours, their homes are being targeted.
"It was just phenomenal the effort that went in from the volunteers and the likes of the police."
Players will yet again have to wait until Wednesday to have another crack.
Full extent of the damage revealed as water levels decrease.
"Bring a smile and can-do attitude.... you're going to bring huge relief to these farmers."
The swollen, brown Mataura River is still thundering under the road and rail bridges in Gore.
There is significant damage throughout the Southland region.
There were fears that if the Mataura River overflowed, a toxic gas may be released.
Several roads in Mataura remain closed.
River levels are continuing to rise.