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English tourist dies after falling from retaining wall at Waihi Beach last week

Posted 13 November 2017 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

An English tourist who was in a critical condition after falling off a retaining wall at Waihi Beach last Thursday evening has died.

The Westpac 1 helicopter crew was called to Waihi Beach at 10.37 pm last Thursday where Fire Service personnel had set up a landing zone at the Surf Club.

The woman was staying at a Jenkinson Street address with a group of friends when she fell four metres suffering a serious head injury.

Police inquiries are continuing.