16 Feb 2014

Child treated for dog bite wounds

8:01 am on 16 February 2014

A three-year-old girl has been taken to Tauranga hospital with dog bite injuries.

The Tauranga-based TrustPower rescue helicopter was called out to Matakana Island on Saturday night where a local girl had been bitten by a dog.

The helicopter service says the girl received bite wounds to the back of her head.