15 Oct 2018

Teenager dies after fall at old Ōpōtiki School grounds

2:36 pm on 15 October 2018

A 16-year-old boy has died after a fall at the old Ōpōtiki School grounds in Bay of Plenty.

Police said Te Hawiki Hona Kiri-Te Amo, from Christchurch, was one of two boys injured in a fall on Saturday night.

The pair was taken to hospital, one in a critical condition and one in a serious condition.

Last night Hawiki died from his injuries.

His death has been referred to the Coroner.