21 Oct 2020

Person dies after boating incident in Kaiapoi

5:46 pm on 21 October 2020

A person died in a boating incident near the North Canterbury town of Kaiapoi this morning.

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Waimakariri River. Photo: 123RF

They were notified of the incident about 7.30am.

Police say it was not a drowning, but cannot say more at this stage.

The death has been referred to the Coroner.