Three people rescued from boat praised for taking precautions

Orewa beach, about 30 minutes' drive north of Auckland's city centre. Picture: RNZ

A trio rescued from their abandoned boat thought they were 500 metres off shore when in reality they were about 5 kilometres out to sea. The three boaties were got into trouble early this evening off the coast at Orewa, north of Auckland. Coastguard duty officer Nico Doodeman said a mayday call was made from […]

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