He was airlifted, along with his mum, to Whanganui Hospital for treatment after the accident.
The ever-changing Taranaki coastline might have claimed a new victim.
5:00am Home trashed and irreplaceable family jewellery stolen by teen desperate to fund synthetic cannabis addiction.
5:00am The synthetic cannabis ban was a 'knee-jerk response' giving criminals power over supply, NZ drug foundation says.
Christchurch liquor store and dairy owners fear a January hike in cigarette prices will fuel more robberies.
"The pay gap's getting bigger for people doing the same job."
Hollywood films have been unflattering, but Electroconvulsive Therapy continues to be widely used in New Zealand hospitals.
But they could still be left out of pocket if the lines companies are.