A girl suffered suspected spinal injuries in a fall involving water activities at Atiamuri this afternoon.

The Rotorua-based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter and an ambulance were dispatched to the incident about 2.30pm.

The 14-year-old from Hastings was helped at the scene by family until emergency services arrived.

Once stabilised by the helicopter crew the girl was airlifted to Rotorua hospital for further assessment.

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