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Upper Hutt rafters found

"Upper Hutt rafters found"

Two rafters who went missing on the Hutt River have been found fit and well.

Police were contacted last night at 8.41pm when a party of nine people on inflatable rafts got into difficulty while on a private trip.

The missing pair had got out of the water and had followed a track overnight to a car park, where they were met by a Police unit this morning.

Police would like to thank the rescue helicopter crew, Wellington LandSAR and community rescue and response groups for their invaluable support.

ENDS

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