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23 Sep 2020 15:45
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    A body has been found in the Whanganui River

    A body has been found in the Whanganui River


    Police were called about 3.15am to reports a man was in distress in the water near Anzac Parade.

    The Police National Dive Squad searched the area, and found a body just before 4.30 this afternoon.

    It's now being formally identified.

    The local iwi has performed a blessing and placed a three day rähui on the site.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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