A rāhui has been placed on the Tutaekurī River from Waiohiki to Waitangi, following a body being found. Mana whenua have placed the rāhui.

The rāhui prohibits anyone from swimming until Saturday 21 March or collecting mahinga kai/food until Wednesday 25 March from the river.

A Karakia took place on Thursday 19 March near Pettigrew Green Arena.

Hawke’s Bay Police with the Police National Dive Squad recovered the body from the Tutaekurī River, near Taradale, on Wednesday.

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