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Fatal Hunting Incident In Te Urewera Under Investigation

Investigations are underway into a hunting incident that left a 63-year-old Paeroa man dead.

Police were called to Te Urewera early on Friday morning, after a personal locator beacon was activated at 2am.

The man was found dead and a scene examination was conducted.

Police said they're speaking with a man, "assisting with our enquiries, who is not thought to be known to the deceased."

"No charges have been laid or arrests made at this stage of the investigation," a Police spokesperson said

A Post Mortem examination was completed today and enquiries continue, Police said.

"Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this difficult time, and we are working hard to determine exactly what occurred."


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