Man nearly drowns after suffering bends off Maketu

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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

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