25 Dec 2020

One dead after Christmas Day diving incident in Hawke's Bay

3:21 pm on 25 December 2020

One person has died following a diving incident at Pourerere Beach in Hawke's Bay this morning.

Pourere Beach at bottom right.

Pourerere Beach at bottom right. Photo: Google maps

Police were called just before 9am over a report that someone was in difficulty in the water.

Medical assistance was provided but the person died at the scene.