Man rescued from drowning at Taylors Mistake

Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thursday, 10 January 2019, 10:10AM
Taylors Mistake in Scarborough.
Taylors Mistake in Scarborough.

There has been another close call for a swimmer at a Christchurch beach.

Surf Life Saving New Zealand regional manager Stu Bryce says a man got into trouble while swimming at Taylor's Mistake around 9pm last night.

He says a friend of the swimmer brought him ashore, with surfers also helping.

A St John spokesperson says they took him to Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition.

There have been a few rescues at Taylor's Mistake over the past week with temperatures pushing past 30 degrees.

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