The young New Zealand woman who died on her honeymoon in Vanuatu had suffered critical injuries after falling from a horse.
Aucklander Joy Ramirez was on her honeymoon with husband Matt Weavers, when the accident happened.
A Promedical Vanuatu spokesman said Ms Ramirez, in her 30s, was horse riding on an island off the shore of Espiritu Santo when she came off the horse.
As well as being a published author, Ms Ramirez, who had a bachelor of communications majoring in television production from Auckland University of Technology, has worked in events, marketing, PR and sponsorship management in Auckland, Wellington and Australia. She also has a background as a singer and songwriter and was working on developing a sequel to her first children’s book, Toot The World’s Tiniest Whale, which was published in 2015.