Tragic boating accident at Pauanui
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.