Search – Akatarawa Valley, Upper Hutt

Search – Akatarawa Valley, Upper Hutt

Wellington

A search will resume at first light this morning after rafters got into difficulty on the Hutt River, in the Akatarawa Valley.

Police were alerted at 8.41pm.

Six people were rescued by the Westpac Helicopter last night.

Two people are outstanding and a search for the pair starts up again this morning.

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