Water death, Waipatiki Beach, Hastings District

The body of a man has been recovered following a diving incident today.

Police received a report about 1:40pm that a diver had gone missing in the water off Waipatiki Beach.

Police Search and Rescue and Coastguard attended and the man’s body was located by helicopter at around 2:40pm.

The death has been referred to the Coroner.

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