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13 Jul 2020 2:01
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Swimming

    Two South Island cliff-divers were found dead over the weekend

    Two South Island cliff-divers were found dead over the weekend


    A 23-year-old man failed to surface while swimming in the Hokitika River on Saturday.

    His body was recovered by Search and Rescue teams last evening.

    Earlier in the day - Police found the body of a missing teen - who'd been cliff-diving at a Dunedin beach.

    Emergency services were called to St Clair on Thursday afternoon after 14-year-old Vinnie Beecroft failed to return to shore.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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