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Helicopter search and rescue at Muriwai


Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter yesterday afternoon at 4:15pm.

21 February 2013
4.15 pm HKZ Muriwai Responded to Muriwai for a male who was stuck on the rocks at the beach. He was winched off and left with the police.


The helicopter conducted a search and rescue at Muriwai yesterday afternoon at 4.15pm.

The male picked up off the rocks was Brando Yelavich who is doing a charity walk down New Zealand. He mentions the rescue on his facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/RunningFullaNZ

The funds raised from his walk will go to the Ronald McDonald House Charity. He was walking along Muriwai when he dropped his GPS down a cliff. He abseiled down to get it and got stuck. He was winched out by the helicopter team and left on the beach.

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