8 Jan 2021

Shark attack shocks Waihi Beach community

From Morning Report, 7:32 am on 8 January 2021

The Waihi Beach community in Bay of Plenty is in shock after a woman died after being attacked a shark late yesterday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Waihi Beach soon after 5pm after reports of a woman injured in the water. She died a short time later.

Garry Webber, the mayor of the Western Bay of Plenty District, spoke to reporter Jean Bell.