Teen breaks arm after hitting rocks

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File Photo / NZ Herald
File Photo / NZ Herald

A teenage girl ended up in Whangarei Hospital with a broken arm after being washed across rocks at Matapouri.

Northland St John Ambulance acting district operations manager Wally Mitchell said the Northland Electricity rescue helicopter winched a 14-year-old girl from rocks at Matapouri about 4.30pm on Saturday with a badly broken arm.

Mr Mitchell said two girls were swimming in a pool when a big wave swept into the area and dragged one of them across the rocks, breaking her arm.

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