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Search and Rescue Exercise

Bruce Macdonald Is Our Man In Buller.
Phone 7153 (Day) Or 8394 (Evenings).

A large scale search and rescue exercise was held at Punakaiki recently. Here the "injured party, "Brian Waterson (Greymouth), is carried out on a stretcher


The team leader, Jim Rea of Westport, notes a message received by radio operator Maurice Mitchell, Westport


Brian Waterson has his "broken leg"attended to by George Teesdale (St John's), Greymouth, and Peter Haddock, Greymouth


Looking from the 59ft high bank down which Brian "fell." While his injuries are tended, a stretcher is being made from poles