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1 Jul 2022 3:39
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Swimming

    A man has died after swimming Cook Strait

    A man has died after swimming Cook Strait


    Facebook group Wellington Ocean Swimmers says Nick Hobson died last night at Mana despite efforts from his crew and a rescue helicopter to resuscitate him.

    A message on the page says his death will be a shock.

    He leaves his wife and two children.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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