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Kayaker rescued from choppy sea off Plimmerton

News from NZ Police
A man has been rescued from the sea off Plimmerton after his kayak tipped over in the water.

He has been taken back to the local marina at Mana by boat.

He will be assessed on shore by paramedics.

The Westpac helicopter has been stood down.

Earlier news from NZ Police
Police are responding to a report received at 11.52am of a kayak upside down and a man in the water off Plimmerton.

Police have been told the kayaker was about 1km off shore in choppy waters.

The Westpac helicopter is on its way.

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