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Watch: Tracking down toddler photographed on NZ's hottest day in 1973

Parts of the country are having a dry time, with drought in Northland and water restrictions in many places.

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Can Tim Wilson find him, and has he found some clothes? Source: Seven Sharp

This heatwave is bad, but in terms of numbers, it's still not as hot as February 7, 1973.

That was the day of NZ's hottest temperature, a scorching 42.4 degrees in Rangiora.

It was also a day when a toddler made the front page of our biggest newspaper stark naked.

Seven Sharp’s Tim Wilson decided to track down the now 48-year-old real estate agent, Dylan Turner, and find out what he remembered from that fateful day.

Watch the trip down memory lane in the video above.