Rāhui on Tutaekurī River, body found

By Tepara Koti

Mana whenua have placed a rāhui on Tutaekurī River in the Hawke's Bay due to a body being found on Wednesday by Police.

The rāhui stretched from Waiohiki to Waitangi and prohibits anyone from swimming until Saturday 21 March or collecting mahinga kai/food until Wednesday 25 March from the river.

A karakia is being held at 4pm today near Pettigrew Green Arena.

Hawke's Bay Police with the Police National Dive Squad recovered the body from the Tutaekurī River, near Taradale.