14 Mar 2020

Person drowns in Waikato River

7:25 pm on 14 March 2020

A rāhui has been placed on a section of the Waikato River after a person drowned at Taupō today.

Police are at the scene to recover the body.

They say Ngāti Tuwharetoa iwi's rāhui applies to the area north of the control gates bridge.