Toddler remains 'seriously ill' after fall from wharf

Two children were pulled from the sea at Rangiahua Island last Friday. Photo / Daniel Hines
Two children were pulled from the sea at Rangiahua Island last Friday. Photo / Daniel Hines

A toddler who fell off a wharf and was rescued from the Hauraki Gulf remains in a seriously ill condition in Auckland's Starship Hospital.

The 18-month-old was admitted with his 3-year-old sister on Friday evening after being found by a family member in the sea at Rangiahua Island, near Great Barrier Island.

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A hospital spokesman said the boy was in a serious but stable condition.

The little girl has been discharged.

- NZ Herald

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