Man nearly drowns after suffering bends off Maketu

Add a comment

A man rushed to shore after a near drowning incident at sea this morning is still being treated at Tauranga Hospital.

The 70-year-old Papamoa man is believed to have suffered the bends while off shore from Maketu this morning.

Emergency services were called to meet a boat bringing him in at 8.28am at Kaituna Cut.

- Bay of Plenty Times

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 25 Aug 2016 22:56:15 Processing Time: 475ms