Update: Search & rescue operation in Marokopa and Kiritehere
Further ground-based coastline searches were conducted
today in the Marokopa
and Kiritehere areas.
unfavourable weather conditions, an air search could not be
A team from the Raglan Surf Life Saving Club
using inflatable rescue boats
and a jetski, began a
shoreline search this afternoon.
It is hoped the
conditions will allow them to be utilised further
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