Mountain biker falls down cliff

Last updated 16:47 27/12/2013

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A mountain biker has been airlifted from Te Mata Peak near Havelock North this afternoon after falling down a cliff face.

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was called out around 1pm to the scene of the accident, where the biker, a 20-year-old man, had suffered back injuries and concussion.

The helicopter was able to land close the scene and take him to the helicopter by stretcher. He was airlifted to Hawkes Bay Regional Hospital.

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