15 Mar 2016

Man attacked by wasp swarm in Hawke's Bay

5:37 pm on 15 March 2016

A man has been attacked by a swarm of wasps, sending him into an anaphylactic shock in Hawke's Bay.

The 60-year-old Porangahau man accidentally chain-sawed through a wasp nest and had to be airlifted to hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.