On Sunday afternoon the TECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a call to an injured Jet Skier near Matakana Island.
A 39-year old Tauranga man had suffered a suspected spinal injury whilst out jumping waves on the Jet Ski when he landed awkwardly.
The man was assessed by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being airlifted to Tauranga Hospital for treatment in a moderate condition.
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