NZ@Noon: Bystanders save horses from burning float

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The burnt-out horse float in Porangahau. Photo/Supplied.
The burnt-out horse float in Porangahau. Photo/Supplied.

Stories happening throughout the regions include a squadron of pelicans being seen in the Whanganui area and, bystanders who manage to save six horses when the float they were travelling in caught on fire.

Quick-thinking bystanders helped rescue six horses from a burning float in flames in Porangahau.

Pelicans on the Patea River. Photo/Suzi Hurley
Pelicans on the Patea River. Photo/Suzi Hurley

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