Toddler discharged from Starship Hospital after falling from wharf

A toddler who fell off a wharf near Great Barrier earlier this month has been discharged from Starship Hospital.

It is not known however if he has gone home or if he has been transferred to another clinic or hospital.

The 18-month-old was admitted with his 3-year-old sister on Friday, March 12, after the pair fell into the waters off Rangiahua Island.

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Both were stabilised on Rangiahua before being airlifted in separate helicopters to Starship children's hospital about 9.30pm, where they landed 40 minutes later.

A St John spokeswoman said intensive care paramedics cared for the children during the rescue flights.

The boy's older sister, who wasn't as seriously injured, was later discharged from hospital.

- NZ Herald

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