Surgery for dog-bite victim


A woman bitten by a dog while delivering mail in the Tasman District requires surgery.

Emergency services were called to a property in Takaka at about 2.45pm on Tuesday, after reports a woman had been attacked by a dog.

Police said she had been delivering pamphlets at the time.

The victim was flown to Hutt Hospital, where she is due to have surgery.

Animal Control is investigating the attack.

-Story by NZ Herald.


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