Mudlarks dinghy stolen over labour weekend



The Mudlarks, a group of voluntary fellows, who have put in untold hours getting rid of all the mangroves on the western side of the Waiuku Estuary, have suffered once again at the hands of thieves. Sometime over the Labour Weekend, their dingy was taken. Ian Scobie, Chairman of the Mudlarks group, commented that the theft was done using a knife to cut the moorings. “All that was left of the craft was a short piece of rope,” he said. This boat was the personal property of one of the Mudlarks, and he had made it available for this project. “All we want is our boat back, and we will be so grateful for help for its recovery.” This boat has the distinctive numbering of PH 18040 made by drillings in the foredeck, and is easily recognisable. The Police have been notified and for those who have any further information on the whereabouts of the dinghy, please contact Ian Scobie by email or phone 09 235 2246 or 027 616 4407.

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