Yacht smashed on Mt Maunganui rocks

Last updated 15:08 07/05/2012

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A 6.1 metre yacht which was found badly damaged on rocks on the western side of Mt Maunganui has been removed and taken to the Port of Tauranga.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council said maritime staff were alerted to the yacht Nivana around 6.30am.

No one was on board the yacht when it hit the rocks.

Investigations were under way into what happened to the boat.

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