Teen flown to hospital

Last updated 14:11 03/12/2013

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A 13-year-old boy was flown to hospital with serious spinal injuries after a dive went wrong this morning.

The Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter was called to Urenui at 9:10am and airlifted the boy directly to Middlemore Hospital in Auckland.

A St John spokesman said the boy had dived into the water and hit his head around 8:55am. 

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