11 Jun 2016

Two rescued from sinking boat in Wgtn Harbour

3:24 pm on 11 June 2016

Two people have been rescued from a sinking boat in Wellington Harbour.

Police said they they were rescued and taken to shore by another boat at about 12.30pm this afternoon, and that pair were not wearing lifejackets.

St John Ambulance said they were treated for possible hypothermia but their injuries were minor and no further treatment was needed.

Police said the boat has been recovered by the coastguard.