Shark attack at Oreti Beach, South Island, New Zealand

Shark attack details: Oreti Beach, South Island, 01-Feb-2010
Date of attack: Feb 1st 2010
Location: Oreti Beach, South Island
Shark species: 1.5 m shark
Name of victim: Lydia Ward
Age of victim: 14 years old
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Boogie Boarding
Injury: Stepped on shark PROVOKED INCIDENT

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