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Jet-skier injured at Hot Water Beach

Last updated 16:01 29/12/2013

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A man was injured when he was thrown from his jet-ski at Hot Water beach today.

The man, 34, failed to navigate a wave and became airborne, landing back-first on his jet-ski, Sergeant Brendon Bland, the officer in charge of Cooks Beach Police, said.

"A relative out on the water on another jet-ski has managed to bring the injured man to shore raise the arm," Bland said.

The man was taken to hospital with back injuries.

The incident happened about 1pm.

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- Waikato

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