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Man Dies In Water-Related Incident At Cape Runaway

Police have confirmed a man has died following water-related incident along the coast late Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to the scene at Cape Runaway at 3.45pm after a man was found dead.

"The death will be referred to the Coroner." A Police spokesperson says.

According to a Facebook post from the Waihau Bay Sport Fishing Club, the rahui started at 6am this morning and will be lifted on Friday 1st September at 6am.

It stretches from Waiokaha Stream in Raukokore to Mangatoetoe Stream by the Waihau Bay Holiday Park.

The boat ramp will be coned off while the rahui is in place.


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