Injured biker airlifted from forest

A man has been airlifted from a forest in the Eastern Bay of Plenty after coming off his motorbike.

The Tauranga based TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter was sent to the Matahina Forest, after a 44-year-old Rotorua man fell from his bike while going down a hill on an organise trail bike ride.

The man - who has rib and shoulder injuries - was flown to Rotorua hospital in a moderate condition.

- Newstalk ZB

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