27 Mar 2016

Climber seriously injured in fall near Christchurch

9:24 pm on 27 March 2016

A man has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after falling whilst climbing near Christchurch.

St John were called to Orton Bradley Park on Banks Peninsula just after 5pm today.

A spokesman said the man, aged in his 20's, was flown to Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries.

The man is believed to be a member of the local climbing club.