17 Jan 2015

Woman drowns in Far North

8:18 pm on 17 January 2015

A woman has drowned at an isolated Far North beach this afternoon.

The woman, in her 50s, drowned at Takou Bay Beach near Kaeo.

All three emergency services and Northland's rescue helicopter were involved in the response.

But St John said CPR was already being peformed on the woman when it arrived and the woman died at the scene.

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