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Body recovered from Ruahini Canal

Body recovered from Ruahini Canal

Posted July 23, 2020
Emergency Services

Police have recovered a body from the Ruahini Canal near McLaren Falls Road, Omanawa following an incident where a vehicle had gone into the water.

One other person is reported to have suffered moderate injuries.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at around 1.20pm yesterday.

The canal water levels were lowered to allow better access to the fully submerged vehicle.

A formal identification process is underway.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.