Lake Poerua: Water Rescue
New Zealand Police Alert 12:00pm 23 May 2008 Tasman
Location of incident: Lake Poerua
Incident type: Water Rescue
Police and ambulance are currently at Lake Poerua, near Lake Brunner on the West Coast searching for a missing Kayaker. Police were notified at 11.20am today of a kayak that had overturned on the lake. One person made it the shore and is being treated by St John ambulance staff for shock and hypothermia. A second person is still being looked for. Search and rescue staff from Greymouth are assisting at the scene.