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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

The search for a rafter missing on the Ahaura River on the West Coast is continuing today.

The man was in a private group of four people, travelling on two rafts.

He fell into the Ahaura River on Sunday at an area known as Griffin Flat, about 25km east of Ahaura.

The Police National Dive Squad is searching the river, and Police drone operators are also assisting.

A private jet boat is also being utilised.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre

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