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Man dies at Whangamatā beach

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A man has died in a ‘water-related incident’ in the Coromandel Peninsula holiday town of Whangamatā.

Police said the man died on Tuesday evening.

“Emergency services responded to a report of a man missing in the water, near the estuary, shortly after 6pm,” a statement said.

A rescue helicopter crew searching for the man located him, but attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

The death would be referred to the coroner.

A man has died in a 'water-related incident' in the Coromandel Peninsula holiday town of Whangamatā. "Emergency services responded to a report of a man missing in the water, near the estuary, shortly after 6pm," a statement said. A rescue helicopter crew searching for the man located him, but attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

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