Christmas horror at NZ beaches
Three people, including a three-year-old boy, have died while another is still missing at New Zealand beaches on Christmas Day.
Meanwhile, the search for a 17-year-old who remains missing off the Whanganui coast is resuming this morning.
Water Safety New Zealand CEO Matt Claridge says this year’s drowning toll is more than ninety.
“We’re heading up into the high nineties now, it would be great if it stayed under hundred, but you know what?, a toll is a toll and it’s about tomorrow and the next day and that’s where we want New Zealander’s to enjoy the water safely”
Swimmers are urged to swim between the flags, supervise young children and to go diving with a buddy.
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