Drowning in the Tararua District

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A person has drowned in the Tararua District this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the incident at Akitio, north of Masterton and east of Palmerston North, about 5pm.

A police spokesman said the area was remote and communication difficult.

The person was thought to be a diver but this could not be confirmed.

- NZ Herald

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