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Rob Hewitt


Rob Hewitt grew up in the Hawke’s Bay with a Māori mother and Pākehā father. After attending Te Aute College, he joined the navy, training as a diver. After Hewitt was found alive, the head of the police search and rescue team said, ‘remember the name Rob Hewitt – you’ll not see his like again’.

The book Treading Water: Rob Hewitt's Survival Story is currently out of print.


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