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Hawke’s Bay Drowning: Family of Amy Brown ask for privacy

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Our family has lost a loving mother and faithful friend; A partner, precious daughter, sister and beautiful niece and cousin.“Hawke’s Bay Drowning: Family of Amy Brown ask for privacy to be respected”

Media Statement from the family of Amy Brown:

“Our family has lost a loving mother and faithful friend; A partner, precious daughter, sister and beautiful niece and cousin.

This is a terrible tragedy that we are struggling to come to terms with. We are however a strong family and with the support of so many, we will get through. The family want to thank the many people who have worked so hard and given their time and expertise to help us.

We are eternally grateful to the two women who dived into the sea to rescue our precious little ones and we would like to acknowledge their bravery and thank the group of people on the beach who supported the family until emergency services arrived.

We also want to thank the many volunteers who searched for Amy and returned her to us. In particular, the Police, hospital staff and other emergency services for their total support and professionalism who cared for our family with such kindness.

We are at a loss to understand how such a tragic event could happen from a beautiful family day at the beach. Our loss is overwhelming, but our appreciation for the efforts of so many people from the Hawke’s Bay services and community is heartfelt. Thank you all so much.

We ask for privacy from the media at this sad time and no further statements or interviews will be given.”

Spokesperson on behalf of Amy Brown’s family.

ENDS

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