Awhitu water rescue

Awhitu water rescue

Counties Manukau

One person has died following a water rescue at the Awhitu Regional Park, Manukau Harbour.

Police were called to the scene at 12.40pm following reports three people were in trouble in the water.

One person has died at the scene.

Two others have been taken to Middlemore Hospital via helicopter for assessment.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre