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Tragic boating accident at Pauanui

Posted 11 March 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release,Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence and Sports
Media Release: NZ Police

One person died following a tragic accident at Pauanui Beach yesterday afternoon.

Police were called to the scene about 3.50 pm.

The person, a teenager, is understood to have been seriously injured in a boating incident where people were being towed on a sea biscuit.

A second person also sustained injuries.

Cordons were put in place while emergency services work at the scene.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.