1 Dec 2017

Man drowns near Muriwai Beach

5:12 pm on 1 December 2017

A man has drowned near Muriwai Beach.

st john

st john Photo: supplied

Emergency services were called to a person in trouble in the water at Maori Bay about 3.30pm today.

St John said three vehicles were sent, and a helicopter was dispatched.

However, police said the man was found dead in the water.

Police remain at the scene talking to witnesses and supporting the man's friends.