Tuesday, 5 February 2019 - 9:31am |

Person dies following drowning incident at Goat Island

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Attribute to Senior Sergeant Brett Henshaw, Waitemata North Area Response Manager:

A person has died overnight following a drowning incident at Goat Island yesterday afternoon.

Police were notified around 3.40pm to an incident at Goat Island where a male was unresponsive in the water.

CPR was administered at the scene and the male was airlifted to Auckland Hospital in a critical condition.

Sadly the male, who is aged in his 30’s, died overnight in hospital.

Next of kin are in the process of being notified and the death has been referred to the Coroner.


Nick Baker/NZ Police