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Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 4:37pm |
Wellington

Sudden death, Mataikona River

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Emergency services are currently at the scene of an incident at the Mataikona River mouth.

Police were called about 2pm after a group of whitebaiters were swept into the water by a large wave.

All people returned to the shore, however one person has sadly died following the incident due to a suspected medical event.

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