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Woman dies at Northland beach

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 3/12/2016

A woman has died after being pulled from the water at Taipa Bay in Northland.

Family members saw the woman was in distress in the water at about 5.40pm on Saturday, a police spokeswoman said.

They pulled her from the water onto the beach and St John ambulance staff did CPR but she died at the scene.

It's possible she suffered a medical event, the spokeswoman said.

The death is being referred to the coroner.

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