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Man dies in water incident at Ōhope Beach

Radio New Zealand logo Radio New Zealand 8/04/2021
a group of people on a beach near a body of water © RNZ / Sarah Robson

A man pulled from the water at Ōhope Beach in Bay of Plenty this afternoon has died.

The man, in his 40s, was pulled out of the water shortly before 1.30pm and emergency services were called.

Police said he died at the scene despite being given medical assistance.

The death will be referred to the coroner.

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