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Person rescued from roof of car in Manawatu river

One person has been rescued after being stranded on top of a vehicle in a river in Manawatu District.

Police, Fire and Emergency NZ and St John responded to the incident in a river south of Kimbolton Rd, Feilding.

The car appeared to have been located where two rivers meet near Norfolk Crescent and Mahua Rd.

Emergency services were called around 4:50pm.


Oroua River Feilding. Source: Wikimedia.Commons