UPDATE: Search for missing fisherman, Hawke’s Bay
The search for a missing man who failed to return from a
fishing trip on Saturday has continued this morning.
man, aged 75, had been fly fishing in the Tukituki River at
Haumoana but failed to return to his accommodation by dark.
The man’s vehicle was located parked close to the
Police have contacted the man’s
Both ground and air searches resumed today
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New Reports: Flood Risk From Rain And Sea Under Climate Change
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