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10 Aug 2020 14:08
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Swimming

    A man's died while swimming in the Riwaka River, in the Tasman District

    A man's died while swimming in the Riwaka River, in the Tasman District


    He was swimming at the north end of Riwaka Valley Road, and Police were called around 5.40 this afternoon.

    The man's death is being referred to the Coroner.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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