23 Jul 2018

Student dies at primary school in Tokomaru Bay

2:39 pm on 23 July 2018

A student has died at a primary school north of Gisborne.

St John Ambulance said it got a call just after 11am this morning and attended an incident at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Tokomaru, in Tokomaru Bay.

Two ambulances, a helicopter and a local fire and emergency service attended.

The cause of the child's death is unclear at this stage.

Police said the death is not suspicious but are investigating.

A woman at the school said the family is grieving and will not be making any comment.