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Two peo­ple were in­jured when a jet boat flipped on the Hurunui River on Satur­day. The in­ci­dent hap­pened near Hurunui Rd and Blacks Rd at about 12pm. A po­lice spokes­woman said it ap­peared the in­ci­dent was ‘‘rel­a­tively mi­nor’’. A Res­cue Co­or­di­na­tion Cen­tre New Zealand spokes­woman said emer­gency ser­vices were no­ti­fied of the accident when the pair set off a bea­con. An adult and a child were in­volved and both re­ceived mi­nor in­juries, she said. They were flown to Christchurch Hospi­tal by the West­pac Res­cue Helicopter.

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