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Fatal Great White Attack Off Coast Of New Zealand

The first shark related death in the country since 2013.

elsewhere // Jan 9, 2021
Words by stab
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Thursday afternoon Kaelah Marlow was pulled away from her friends by a rip while swimming at New Zealand’s Waihī beach.

Nearby swimmer Amanda Gould got herself and her children out of the water safely. While watching from the beach she could see a struggle in what unfortunately turned out to be a fatal shark attack. Despite the Lifeguards best efforts to save her, the rescue boat took 5 minutes to get to her aid due to the rough conditions in what is a thoroughly chilling series of events.

While there was an attack here in 2018, this is the first fatality since 2013. Our thoughts go out to the victim and her family.

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