NZ police release name over climbing incident, Mt Ngāuruhoe

Police can now name the man who died climbing on Mt Ngāuruhoe on Friday 5 August.

He was Wayne Pooley, 51, of Auckland.

Police extend their condolences to his family and friends.

His death has been referred to the Coroner.

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