Police ask for jet-skier death witnesses

  • 10/12/2017
Emergency services were called to Kairaki Beach about 1:20pm.
Emergency services were called to Kairaki Beach about 1:20pm. Photo credit: file

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed a jet-skier getting into difficulty at the mouth of the Waimakariri River.

The man died after being taken to hospital on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Kairaki Beach about 1:20pm.

Surf lifesavers, the Coastguard and a helicopter were all involved in the rescue and the police are seeking information, photographs or video footage during or after the incident.

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