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Body recovered from hot pool in Rotorua’s government gardens

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Emergency services on site.

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Emergency services on site.

A body has been found in one of the hot pools in Rotorua’s government gardens.

Police, fire and emergency services and St. John personnel were at the scene Tuesday morning where the body was removed from the Rachel Spring.

A police spokesperson said they were called “to a report of a body” just after 10 a.m.

Police received a report of a body in the Rachel Spring around 10 a.m.

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Police received a report of a body in the Rachel Spring around 10 a.m.

The cordon around the pool has since been lifted and the spokesman said the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death is now underway.

Reverend Tom Poata was also on site and performed a blessing after the body was removed.

A spokesperson for the Rotorua Lakes Council said: stuff a rahui is now in place on the site until midnight Thursday 22nd July.

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