14 Jan 2014

Man hurt after walking on sting ray

6:43 pm on 14 January 2014

A man has been flown to hospital after being injured by a sting ray barb.

A Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to the call on Tuesday. The man was walking in shallow water near Tora, on the east coast of Wairarapa, when he felt a sharp pain.

Crew member Dave Greenberg said the 21-year-old is in a good condition in Masterton Hospital.