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Search for missing fisherman

Search for missing fisherman

This morning at around 0700 hours the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was called by Tauranga Police to assist in the search for a missing boatie. The man, a Tauranga local, who had gone out on his boat to go fishing, had been missing since yesterday afternoon.

The Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter had been searching alongside Tauranga Coastguard and Police.

Philips Search and Rescue Trust (PSRT) is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations.

Special thanks to Tauranga’s principal sponsor’s, Trustpower and TECT. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient. For further information about PSRT visit our website rescue.org.nz


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